Today, President Trump signed a congressional resolution directing the Bureau of Land Management to repeal their Planning 2.0 Rule.
Ag organizations in Montana have been actively engaged this spring in the legislative discussion about who should regulate the laws for agricultural seeds.
OMAHA (DTN) -- Major livestock and meatpacker groups on Friday called on USDA to withdraw proposed rule changes to the Packers and Stockyards Act.The extended comment period ended Friday for an interim final rule and proposed rules under the Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration -- GIPSA. The "Farmer Fair Practice" rules were released by the Obama administration in late December after roughly eight years of steady industry infighting over what the rules would do.
Meet Ben Thomas the new Director of the Montana Department of Agriculture. Ben recently discussed his career path and goals to enhance Montana agriculture with Lane Nordlund.
Watch the live Senate Ag Committee confirmation hearing on USDA Security nominee Sonny Perdue.