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Comment Period For Fertilizer Industry Extended
Comment Period For Fertilizer Industry Extended
The public comment period has been extended for USDA's look at competition, supply chain concerns and capacity expansion within the nation's fertilizer industry.  With comment accepted now until July 15th. "This extension of time under the RFI, we think, is going to be helpful to really highlight and facilitate additional comments regarding that capacity expansion," said AMS' Andy Green
Newhouse Amendment Looks To Make It More Difficult For Foreign Companies To Purchase US Ag Land
Newhouse Amendment Looks To Make It More Difficult For Foreign Companies To Purchase US Ag Land
On Thursday, Dan Newhouse introduced an amendment to the Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies FY2023 Appropriations Bill prohibiting the purchase of agricultural land in the U.S. by companies owned, in full or in part, by the People’s Republic of China, Russia, North Korea, or Iran. “...
NPPC Welcomes Biden Administration Siding with Farmers on Prop 12
NPPC Welcomes Biden Administration Siding with Farmers on Prop 12
The National Pork Producers Council welcomed a Supreme Court brief filed by the Biden administration in favor of ag groups regarding California’s Proposition 12.  The state law seeks to ban the sale of pork from pigs that do not meet the state’s arbitrary production standards, including pork from pigs raised on farms outside of California. NPPC assistant vi...
DOT Announces Millions To Improve Railroad Service
DOT Announces Millions To Improve Railroad Service
On June 2nd, the U.S. Department of Transportation announced Consolidated Rail Infrastructure and Safety Improvements grants.  The department awarded more than $368 million for 46 projects in 32 states and the District of Columbia, including two in the state of Washington; the Pierce County Rail Capacity and Reliability Improvement Project, as well as the Pacific Northwest Rail Corridor Reliabilit

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