President Biden’s American Jobs Plan

April 8, 2021

Last week, President Biden released the details behind the American Jobs Plan. The $2 trillion plan includes providing 100% broadband coverage, rebuilding roads and water systems, and encouraging the agricultural sector to lead the shift …

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Senate ag hearing on climate change

March 18, 2021

Last week, the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, & Forestry held a hearing regarding climate change and its impacts on the agriculture sector. Many Committee members were concerned about climate change and discussed how to …

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American Rescue Plan requires egg purchases

March 18, 2021

President Biden signed a massive $1.9 trillion COVID relief package called the American Rescue Plan Act. Among its many provisions is a $3.6 billion mandate to purchase agricultural commodities, some of which are required to …

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COVID relief package ag budget reconciliation

February 18, 2021

On February 10, the House Agriculture Committee met to consider the agricultural provisions of the budget reconciliation measure, S. Con. Res. 5. The measure is part of the $1.9 trillion COVID relief package and outlines …

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Support for agriculture in the COVID-19 stimulus package

January 7, 2021

Following months of negotiations, Congress passed the $900 billion COVID-19 stimulus bill with financial support for agricultural producers, enhancements to the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), and funding for agricultural research and food assistance programs. The …

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