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FDA to Hold Fake Meat Public Meeting

The Food and Drug Administration is seeking public comment on fake meat, or foods produced using animal cell culture technology. The FDA will hold a public meeting next month to gather comments. The National...

Perdue to Keynote United Fresh Event

Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue will join United Fresh attendees as the opening keynote speaker on next week in Chicago. United Fresh says Perdue will address the key issues facing the produce industry, from immigration...

John Deere 9R Family of Tractors get MY19 Updates

John Deere is announcing several updates for model year 2019 to its large 9R, 9RT, and 9RX Tractors that include a mix of the latest technology and performance-enhancing features.​ For the first time, John Deere...

North Dakota AG Leaders Meet with White House Officials to Talk Trade and Tariffs

Congressman Kevin Cramer arranged a meeting at the White House today with a delegation of North Dakota farmers and ranchers to discuss international trade and tariff issues facing them and fellow producers with U.S....

Trump Says He’s “Not Happy” With EPA Chief Pruitt

On the surface, President Trump says Environmental Protection Agency Chief Scott Pruitt has done a fantastic job of running the agency. However, Trump tells Bloomberg that “he’s not happy” with some of Pruitt’s actions...

Conaway Looking for Republican Votes as House Farm Bill Redo Approaches

House Ag Committee Chair Mike Conaway has compiled a list of 36 Republicans he needs to persuade to vote in favor of the House Farm Bill. That’s a lot of work to do before...

Senate Farm Bill Would Legalize Hemp Production

An amendment to the Senate Farm Bill that recently passed out of the Ag Committee contains an amendment that would remove hemp from the federal definition of marijuana. The amendment, sponsored by Majority Leader...

Administration Approves $50 Billion in 301 Tariffs

Farmers for Free Trade Executive Director Brian Kuehl says the Trump Administration’s approval of $50 billion worth of imported goods from China is “scary.” The tariffs on Chinese imports will result in heavy retaliatory...

Nebraska Farm Groups Press Pruitt for Answers

Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt met with Nebraska farm leaders on Thursday and told them his agency is moving toward allowing year-round E15 sales. A DTN report says he told those same leaders...

Unapproved GM Wheat Found in Canada

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency confirmed the finding of genetically modified wheat which contained a trait developed by Monsanto. The wheat was found in southern Alberta, growing on an access road to an oil...

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