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Latest round of federal stimulus addresses biggest pain point for distributors that provide food to restaurants, professional kitchens. Today, Representatives Darin LaHood (IL) and Jimmy Panetta (CA) introduced the Providing Liquidity for Uncollectible Sales (PLUS) Act. This legislation provides a tax...
The Agricultural Retailers Association (ARA) supports reforms made to the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) announced in the final rule today. ARA President and CEO Daren Coppock released the following statement: "The final rule will speed up the approval process for...
Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai announces the membership and first meeting date of the new task force assign to explore ways to enhance the productivity and efficiency of the nation’s farms and ranches through broadband-based technologies—a concept known...
RCI has signed an agreement to acquire the Ag-Bag product line from CNH Industrial America. Ag-Bag, based in St. Nazianz, Wisconsin, is the global leader in ag-bagging of forages and other agricultural commodities. “We are excited about continuing the tradition...
The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) announces its 2020 officers as well as directors elected to the AEM Board of Directors and AG and CE Sector Boards at its recent annual business meeting. 2020 AEM Officers are: Chair Jeffrey Reed, President &...
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today released initial details for a trade assistance package to support family farmers and ranchers struggling with oversupply and low prices due to international trade conflicts. The agency plans to allocate as much...
Texas Corn Producers Association (TCPA) President Wesley Spurlock, a farmer from Stratford, Texas, issued the following in response to President Donald Trump and the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) announcement to assist farmers in response to trade damage from unjustified retaliation...
Feeling under the wire to get corn in the ground? Texas farmers who may have been impacted by recent weather events, or delayed still have time to plant corn within the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Risk Management Agency (RMA)...
IDEAg Group LLC announces its second annual National Anthem Contest for this year’s Minnesota Farmfest. Farmfest will take place Aug. 6-8 in Redwood County, Minnesota; the deadline to apply for the contest is July 5. The winner of the contest...
Several people told Norborne FFA member Garrett Heil that he couldn’t grow cotton in northern Missouri’s Carroll County. “I remember sitting in my middle school history class when I was 13 years old and learning about the Civil War and...