Precision Agriculture Connectivity Act of 2018 could help revolutionize U.S. farming.
Did the tax code get simpler overall? Probably not, but certain aspects did.
The new tax law giving farmers benefits to sell crops to a co-op may be hard to reverse, one lawyer says.
By Adela Suliman
LONDON, Jan 26 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The world's
farmers took one step closer to growing "super crops" and
breeding higher-yielding dairy cows as Bill Gates, one of the
world's richest men, and Britain announced funding for
innovative agricultural projects in Scotland on Friday.
By Lee Mannion
LONDON, Jan 26 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - What do Bill
Gates, Richard Branson and Leonardo DiCaprio all have in common?
Aside from vast wealth and fame, all three are backing "alt-
meat" - a fake meat they say has all the taste but none of the
climate problems that come with traditional cattle farming.
Iowa Sen. Chuck Grassley said the 2018 farm bill should end the “dishonest” practice of crop subsidy payments to non-farmers.
By Mark Weinraub
CHICAGO, Jan 24 (Reuters) - A new U.S. farm bill reflecting
the budget goals of the Trump administration should provide crop
insurance products that let farmers withstand economic slumps
and also cut out waste in nutrition assistance programs, the
U.S. Agriculture Department said on Wednesday.