In a hearing with the Environmental Protection Agency on Feb. 11, members of the House of Agriculture Committee discussed with EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy on the agency’s impact on the rural economy.
It was a beautiful summer morning in July with a cool breeze and a warming sun. Chores were done and we were putting the cows out to pasture. My two sons were riding in the Gator with their dad while I went ahead and opened the gate. The cows filed past me as they headed up to graze the beautiful top field under Wheeler Mountain.
On Thursday, Feb. 11, Rep. David Rouzer (NC-7), Chairman of the House Agriculture Livestock and Foreign Agriculture Subcommittee, held a hearing to examine the preparedness of the United States in the event of the introduction of foot and mouth disease (FMD) into the country.
Demand for bank loans, loan extensions and renewals is surging among U.S. farmers, and farm incomes are forecast to fall for a third year, as grain and livestock prices remain stubbornly low, according to reports from Federal Reserve Banks on Thursday.
Antimicrobial resistance is an emerging public health threat requiring a globally coordinated effort to counter the risks it poses to food security, FAO Deputy Director-General Helena Semedo said Wednesday.