By a 400 to 20 vote, Republicans and Democrats approved the Emergency Citrus Disease Response Act, which allows growers to immediately expense the cost of planting new citrus instead of the standard 14-year depreciation period under the current IRS rules.
CropLife America commends Congressman Bob Gibbs (R-OH) for introducing the Reducing Regulatory Burdens Act of 2017 amending the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act and the Federal Water Pollution Control Act. Read moreRead More »
One of the most influential policies on agriculture is the farm bill. The current farm bill will likely be renewed in 2018. Because the Republican party has a slight majority in both houses, the development, approval and implementation of the next farm bill is “likely to be a smoother process[…]Read More »