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.
The state of Vermont and food industry groups agreed to dismiss a lawsuit challenging the state’s labeling law for foods made with genetically modified organisms. Review the article hereRead More »
Senate Agriculture Committee Chairman Pat Roberts, R-Kan., said Wednesday he wants to mark up the next farm bill in April and that his staff and the staff of Senate Agriculture Committee ranking member Debbie Stabenow, D-Mich., are already sending bill language back and forth. Read moreRead More »