One of the most influential policies on agriculture is the farm bill. The current farm bill will likely be renewed in 2018. Because the Republican party has a slight majority in both houses, the development, approval and implementation of the next farm bill is “likely to be a smoother process than the two-year process of the previous farm bill,” according to a recent Rabobank report.
EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt says concerns about the future of the agency among staff is due to the administration’s “change of direction” but he told “Fox & Friends” during an April 13 appearance that he hopes to give employees confidence in the new direction. “There’s been a change of direction[…]Read More »
India’s antitrust regulator has approved the acquisition of U.S. seed major Monsanto Co (MON.N) by Bayer AG (BAYGn.DE), in a decision that moves the $62.5 billion deal a step closer to the finish line. Read moreRead More »