Ag Secretaries Want Fast Track
A bipartisan group of former U.S. Agriculture Secretaries, representing all past Administrations from those of President Jimmy Carter to President George W. Bush, today issued the following open letter urging Congress to pass Trade Promotion Authority. The former secretaries note that boosting trade and exports is highly beneficial to America’s agriculture economy and that Trade […]
The Illinois Soybean Association and the American Lung Association have collaborated to make the B20 Club. Rob Shaffer from Woodford County is a district director for ISA.
4 Branches of Government?
Former Iowa Congressman Thomas Latham spent 10 terms in DC and is concerned about the direction Washington is headed, especially as it relates to agriculture and rural America. He was spoke this week at the Bayer CropScience Ag Issues Forum in Phoenix.
What Happened to Crude Prices?
Kel Kelly with Growmark talks about how, like many other commodities, the crude market has lost investors. Where has that money gone? It’s hard to say, but it may not be returning any time soon.
Grain Bin Safety Week
Amy Rademaker with the Carle Center for Rural Health and Farm Safety talks about Grain Bin Safety Week. We’ve lost more than 900 farmers over the last 50 years in grain bin accidents. Many of those are entrapments, but Amy also says there have been accidents of farming falling from the top or side of […]