Agriculture Secretary Mike Johanns today released the first in a series of 41 risk management analysis papers on the 2007 Farm Bill. The paper focuses on risk management, and Johanns said the next subject for analysis will be conservation.
Touting the critical need for passage of the Water Resources Development Act of 2005, the National Corn Growers Association, other supporters and key senators from states along the Mississippi and Illinois rivers met yesterday to urge Senate Majority Leade
On Monday, May 1, many U.S. businesses that rely on immigrants as part of their workforce may be closed, or at the very least, short handed. An immigrants' rights group has organized a boycott and work stoppage that day, as a way to tell legislators, emplo
After about a day and a half of meeting with ag trade ministers and officials from about a dozen nations, U.S. Representative Jerry Moran (R-KS) is almost certain that an April 30 deadline for more agreements in World Trade Organization negotiations will b