Many eyes were on the Arkansas state pesticide board Nov. 21 as officials that oversee pesticide regulations wrestled with decisions on dicamba herbicide. At the end of a packed, three-hour public meeting, the Arkansas Plant Board voted to push measures toward that state’s governor that would ban some forms of the herbicide and limit how and when newer dicamba formulations are used in the state.
As GOP leadership pushes to drum up enough votes to pass the Farm Bill yet this week, the Freedom Caucus threw a wrench in those plans. House Freedom Caucus Chairman Mark Meadows said Thursday that his members will not support the Farm Bill until a vote is held on controversial immigration[…]Read More »
No one in the Trump transition team has indicated the president-elect is close to naming an Agriculture secretary, but the vice president-elect is meeting with the former Texas Ag Commissioner, Susan Combs. Read moreRead More »