NASDA, a bipartisan organization built around the appointed and elected state agricultural directors an commissioners, is out with a letter to congressional budget leadership that lays down some markers on spending needs when the next federal fiscal year begins Oct. 1.
By Tiffany Stecker of BNA President Donald Trump wants to trim the EPA’s pesticide licensing budget by about 18 percent and have industry fees cover the shortfall. The fiscal year 2018 White House budget request would set aside $99.4 million for pesticides work, a cut from the estimated $120.9 million Congress[…]Read More »
President Donald Trump’s pick to lead the U.S. Department of Agriculture will sever ties with his farming business while keeping his real estate investments, according to disclosures released Sunday by the Office of Government Ethics. Read moreRead More »