It’s the silver anniversary for the USDA’s Pesticide Data Program, which marks 25 years with results from samples collected in 2015. It’s a comforting report because it shows American-grown fruits and vegetables are safe because pesticide levels are kept below levels permitted by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), which has the most stringent restrictions in the world.
Bruce Rastetter, an Iowa agribusiness leader and part of President-elect Donald Trump’s ag advisory team, issued a news release calling on Trump’s administration to block the three major seed-and-chemical mergers now awaiting regulatory approval. Read moreRead More »
The National Cotton Council’s 2016 Washington agenda focused on enhancing existing cotton policy to better address the economic situation, while advancing the industry’s priorities on appropriations, trade and regulatory issues. Read moreRead More »