Congress must help alleviate the burden of an ever-increasing array of federal environmental regulations on agriculture, according to Arizona Farm Bureau President Kevin Rogers, who testified today before a House Energy and Commerce subcommittee. Representing the American Farm Bureau Federation, Rogers told the Subcommittee on Environment and the Economy that the breadth and extent of the regulatory challenges facing U.S. agriculture are tremendous.
The Agriculture Department forecasts higher corn stocks in its July crop report released today compared to its June report, but economists with the American Farm Bureau Federation stress that corn supplies are still very tight and a big crop is needed to meet strong demand and build reserves to a more comfortable level.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is proposing to accelerate the acquisition of wetland and grassland habitat in the Prairie Pothole Region, including North Dakota, South Dakota and Montana. Under this new strategy, they are developing a Dakota Grassland Conservation Area.
North Dakota Farm Bureau member benefits partner Grainger has announced an expanded line of generators and pumps from Honda.
BISMARCK – Agriculture Commissioner Doug Goehring urges North Dakota residents to check their storage areas for any unusable pesticides and then bring them to one of the upcoming Project Safe Send collections.
An editorial by Mace Thornton - Producing a bounty of U.S.-grown food to sell and share beyond our borders remains a matter of deep pride to America’s farmers and ranchers. A growing body of evidence suggests, however, that Americans who do not farm or ranch really don’t give a rip that America’s farmers and ranchers are striving to feed the world.
The American Farm Bureau Federation welcomed the decision Monday by the Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to extended the public comment period by 30 days for the draft guidance on identifying waters protected by the Clean Water Act.
If the water table in your area is above your basement floor, you may be dealing with water seeping into the basement.
The Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) proposed guidance document that attempts to give the government agency complete authority over all waters of the United States is unwise and illogical says North Dakota Farm Bureau President Eric Aasmundstad.
Individuals and families now have a tool kit to help them recover financially after experiencing a natural disaster.
An editorial by Stewart Truelsen -- With the 21st century a little more than a decade old, it is readily apparent how this century will be different from the last one for American agriculture. The major difference has nothing to do with organic farming, biotechnology or biofuels. It’s not about new forms of agriculture or new markets. The difference has nothing to do with climate change or water resources; it’s even broader and more fundamental than that.