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Agriculture

No Farmer Wants to Dump Their Milk or Plow Under Their Crops

Devastating photos of dairy farmers dumping milk and produce farmers tilling their plants into the soil have understandably caused outrage and sorrow. The first thing to understand is that NO farmer chooses this path. Nothing pains a farmer more than...

USDA Observes the 10 Year Anniversary of the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill

Today marks 10 years since the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. USDA, through its Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) and U.S. Forest Service, worked alongside other federal agencies to respond to this disaster and supported the Gulf of Mexico region in its prevention,...

DHS and USDA Move to Protect American Farmers and Ensure Continued Flow of America’s Food Supply

(Washington, D.C., April 15, 2020) – The Department of Homeland Security, with the support of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), has announced a temporary final rule to change certain H-2A requirements to help U.S. agricultural employers avoid disruptions in...

NAFTA and USMCA deal puts Florida and other US Fruit, Vegetable, and Citrus industries at risk.

On the surface the NAFTA and USMCA trade deal appears to help US Agriculture industries. Trump even tweeted that the new deal was “Good for everybody – Farmers, Manufacturers, Energy, Unions. While there are provisions in the USMCA deal to support Dairy,...
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California Govenor Defeats Recall Thanks to Democratic Turnout

California governor Gavin Newsom celebrated a decisive victory in a recall election late Tuesday night after a campaign that...
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