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Walmsley: Funding Ag Needs Must Be A Priority For The New Congres
Walmsley: Funding Ag Needs Must Be A Priority For The New Congres
Funding will be one of the biggest challenges in writing the next Farm Bill as the new Congress prepares to grapple with that and many other priorities.  The American Farm Bureau said there’s no question, the need is there.  Farm profits have been squeezed for some time, and the AFBF’s Andrew Walmsley says support triggers aren’t high enough.   “I think there’s a recogniti...
Ag Groups Argue Against Prop 12 in Supreme Court
Ag Groups Argue Against Prop 12 in Supreme Court
Agriculture groups argued against California's Proposition 12 to the Supreme Court Tuesday.  The American Farm Bureau Federation and the National Pork Producers Council asked the high court to overturn a lower court ruling that threw out their lawsuit against the 2018 California ballot initiative banning pork, veal and eggs from animals not raised by California’s minimum space standards.   “Propo.
Clarifications Needed On WOTUS
Clarifications Needed On WOTUS
With oral arguments now complete in the Sackett versus EPA case before the Supreme Court, questions still remain related to whether or not the federal government has jurisdiction over certain parcels of land.  Courtney Briggs, senior director of government affairs for the American Farm Bureau Federation said the confusion goes back to a previous Supreme Court Case that created two tests of jurisdi

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