American agriculture “continues to advance through hard work and innovation” by the nation’s farmers, but innovation “often requires increased capital, and it is essential that credit availability keep pace with the demands of modern producers,” says Rep. Michael Conaway, R-Texas.
US dairy farmers tend to be conservatives, but many depend on immigrant workers to keep their operations running. The Republicans’ tough stance on immigration has created a political rift between some farmers and their representatives. Read moreRead More »
President-elect Donald Trump picked CKE Restaurants CEO Andy Puzder to head the Department of Labor. Puzder, who runs restaurant chains Hardee’s and Carl’s Jr., could influence issues surrounding minimum wage and overtime pay. Read moreRead More »