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.
Farmers in general, and dairy producers in particular, breathed a little easier when the Trump Administration announced last month that it would roll back expansion of the Waters of the United States (WOTUS) championed by the Obama Administration. Read moreRead More »
President Donald Trump and EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt both reiterated the U.S. would continue to be a leader in reducing emissions and overall environmental stewardship while still growing the U.S. economy. Read moreRead More »