EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt’s first 100 days in office include several early steps to block or undo a host of Obama-era regulations and reshape the agency with the expectation of major budget cuts, winning praise from GOP lawmakers and industry groups but outcry from some EPA staff and environmentalists over the moves.
Farmers will have an additional herbicide option in dicamba-tolerant soybeans and cotton in 2017. BASF’s Engenia herbicide recently received approval from the Environmental Protection Agency. BASF has a long history with dicamba products, having commercialized older formulations Banvel and Clarity, and is confident in the newest formulation. Read moreRead More »
After failing to get healthcare reform through the Senate, now attention is shifting to tax reform. Farm groups are hoping this could signal the end of inheritance taxes and lower tax rates for farm and ranch businesses. Read moreRead More »