25 Jul, 2016

Lawmakers Discuss Farm Bill Food Stamps, Dairy Issues

Policy | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

Although it seems just like yesterday Congress passed the current Farm Bill, lawmakers are already discussing what will happen with the next Farm Bill.

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23 Jul, 2016

Tale of Two GMO Labeling Laws

Policy | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

AgriTalk host Mike Adams heard both sides of the GMO debae on Thursday as Rep. Collin Peterson (D-Minn.) and Vermont Attorney General William Sorrell discussed the issue.

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22 Jul, 2016

Stock Market Optimism Soars

Markets | By: Anna-Lisa Laca
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22 Jul, 2016

Could USDA Extend MPP Enrollment? Lawmakers Hope So

Policy | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

Thursday, led by ranking member Collin Peterson, members of the House Agriculture committee and Senate Agriculture Committee urged USDA to extend the enrollment deadline to December 31.

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21 Jul, 2016

June Dairy Cow Culling Up 1%

Risk Management | By: Jim Dickrell

But year-to-date culling is running slightly behind 2015.

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21 Jul, 2016

Don't Let An Accident Cost You the Farm

Leadership | By: Ben Potter

Here are some tips that will prevent farmers from finding themselves in that catastrophic situation.

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21 Jul, 2016

Vilsack for VP?

News | By: Alison Rice

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack is reportedly being considered as a potential vice presidential candidate on presumed Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton’s ticket.

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20 Jul, 2016

European Farmers Will be Paid to Reduce Milk Production

Markets | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

Under the new €150 million  program farmers have the opportunity to reduce their production and receive a payment from the government in return.

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20 Jul, 2016

Do You Understand The New Overtime Rules?

Labor | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

While those employed in agriculture are exempt, you could have a few employees that don’t meet exemption qualifications.

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19 Jul, 2016

Judge: Wisconsin Must Levy Environmental Protections on Dairy Farm

Policy | By: The Associated Press

A Dane County judge has ruled the Department of Natural Resources can't retract a previous decision and must continue imposing environmental protections on a large dairy farm expansion.

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