The American Farm Bureau Federation and a coalition of business groups have filed a motion in federal district court in Georgia asking it to expand its prior order delaying implementation of the flawed 2015 Waters of the U.S. rule in 11 states. The coalition asked that the United States District Court for the Southern District […]
Senate Ag chairman Pat Roberts (Rep – Kansas) said Monday that Congress won’t pass a new farm bill, H.R. 2 , before the current one expires Sept. 30. The last time this happened, in 2012, Congress passed short term extensions to keep farm bill programs running. This time, an extension of current law isn’t being […]
According to POLITICO, today’s the informal deadline for U.S. and Canadian trade negotiators to strike a trade deal to allow ample time for officials to write the draft text and send it to Congress by Sept. 30. With the calendar shrinking, House Republicans on Wednesday kept knocking the Canadians for the lack of visible progress […]
US and Canadian officials have expressed frustration about failure to finish renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement. Rep. Steve Scalise, R-La., said Congress is running out of patience with Canada, while Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said he would prefer no deal to accepting a bad one. Read more here, here and here.
Any facility that markets food for consumption in the US has between Oct. 1 and Dec. 31, 2018, to renew its U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) registration, a biennial requirement that is distinct from updating registration, said Registrar Corp, an FDA regulatory compliance consulting group. Read more.
According to POLITICO, Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue wants Congress to pass an immigration bill overhauling the H-2A agricultural guest-worker program, even though major agriculture groups in the West oppose the measure. “There is some dispute about it from our Western brethren over whether it addresses all the issues,” the secretary acknowledged at a conference hosted […]
Last year’s event raised $6,000 enabling us to provide $17,000 in scholarships to the children of association members pursuing any type of education beyond high school. October 11, 2018 Caribou Gun Club 30649 380th Street, Le Sueur, MN Whether you are a life-long firearms enthusiast or a newcomer to the shooting sports, MWFPA’s […]