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 than the two-year process of the previous farm bill,” according to a recent Rabobank report.
The best way to avoid drift damage from newly labeled auxin herbicides this year is never to spray near crops that are sensitive to dicamba and 2,4-D — and that might be harder than you think. Read moreRead More »
By Pat Rizzuto Behind the president’s budget proposal to eliminate an EPA-wide chemical evaluation program may be the goal of shifting its function to another part of the agency. But a shift from the agency’s research arm to its chemicals office could jeopardize the EPA’s ability to meet new statutory[…]Read More »