Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 signed into law

September 1, 2022

On August 16, President Biden signed the $740 billion Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 into law. The bill includes an additional $18 billion for existing Farm Bill conservation programs such as the Environmental Quality Incentives …

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APHIS to change indemnities

August 3, 2022

The USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) plans to propose changes to its rules for indemnities to producers affected by animal diseases such as avian influenza. The agency has submitted a work plan …

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Organic soybean meal penalized

November 4, 2021

The Commerce Department made a preliminary finding that organic soybean meal from India is dumped or sold at less than fair value. The discovery is in addition to an earlier finding that India subsidizes organic …

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House Ag to mark up spending bill

September 9, 2021

The House Agriculture Committee will consider its portion of Democrats’ $3.5 trillion budget reconciliation package this Friday. The budget resolution instructs the Agriculture Committee to add $89.1 billion in spending over the years 2022-2030. The …

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Infrastructure bill, budget reconciliation cut short Congress’ August recess

August 26, 2021

Work on the bipartisan infrastructure bill and the budget reconciliation process have cut short Congress’ traditional August recess. Both bills passed the Senate earlier this month and are being considered in the House. These two …

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