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The Feed: December 19th, 2014

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    In Today’s Feed…   Top 5 Ag Stories – AgWeb has their top five legal issues affecting agriculture. Included are drones, GMO labeling, and Waters of the U.S. rule. The top five here.   HSUS Irresponsible Spending – HumaneWatch details HSUS fundraising in Massachusetts and North Carolina that didn’t live up to its expectations. More here.   Protect ... Read More »

Forrest Lucas and Senator Mike Parson Honored For Missouri Amendment 1 Work

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  Protect The Harvest Founder and Chair Forrest Lucas and Missouri State Senator Mike Parson (R-Bolivar) were recognized by Missouri Farm Bureau for their outstanding work in the passage of Missouri’s Amendment 1, the Right to Farm, this past August. In a press release on his Senate page, Senator Parson announced: “I was honored to have been a part of ... Read More »

Agriculture Has “Beef” with USDA’s Proposed Checkoff Overhaul

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USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack has enraged many in the agriculture community, putting producers and consumers at risk, with a proposed overhaul of the national beef checkoff program. The Beef Checkoff, funded by cattle producers all over the United States, is a marketing and research initiative that works to promote the beef industry. It was created by Congress in 1985 via ... Read More »

The Feed: December 12th, 2014

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    In Today’s Feed…   Relief for California Farms – California, currently going through a third straight year of drought, will be seeking relief for its farmers. The House has approved a bill to increase water exports to the region, but the Senate is not expected to approve the bill before they adjourn for the year. The bill has plenty ... Read More »

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