The American Farm Bureau Federation, the National Farmers Union and six groups representing commodities grown mostly in the northern states have reached consensus on a series of farm bill proposals, but groups representing generally southern crops have not signed off on them.
Water is becoming a scarce resource in many parts of the world. Water tables have been falling in many regions for decades, particularly in areas with intensive agriculture. Wells are going dry and there are few long-term solutions available — a common stopgap has been to drill deeper wells. Read[…]Read More »
Zippy Duval, president of the American Farm Bureau Federation said the selection of Scott Pruitt is “welcome news” for farmers and ranchers. Duval went on to say Pruitt “should help provide a new degree of fairness for U.S. agriculture.” Read moreRead More »