May 3, 2016

House Lawmakers Waiting on GMO Movement in Senate – audio

Illinois Congressman Rodney Davis had some questions about GMO labeling during last week’s House Ag Subcommittee hearing — RE: Focus on the Farm Economy: Factors Impacting the Cost of Production.

Chuck Conner  is a former  Deputy Secretary of Agriculture. He is the current president of the National Council of Farmer Cooperatives, a position he has held since January 2009 …

Hearing GMO question

House Subcommittee Hearing


Washington Watch – What Lies Ahead for Farm Policy? Audio

Farm lobbyists on Capitol Hill are trying to lay the groundwork for the 2018 Farm Bill by educating lawmakers on agricultural concerns.

David Crow is President of a lobbying firm in Washington called “D.C. Legislative and Regulatory Services.”

He works with members of Congress and federal agencies — on a bipartisan basis, and he got his start on The Hill back in the 1970’s.

David Crow on the 2018 Farm Bill

Pundits on Capitol Hill are speculating about what Congress may accomplish in the lame duck session of Congress.

David Crow on the Lame Duck Session


Feathers Ruffled over Organic Egg Rules – Audio

A government proposal to establish new requirements for the production of “organic eggs” has ruffled the feathers of a prominent farm state lawmaker on Capitol Hill. Rusty Halvorson has more.

Washington Watch 16 Organic Eggs