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  • Center for Rural Affairs Releases 2018 Farm Bill Platform December 8, 2017
    Today, the Center for Rural Affairs released its 2018 farm bill policy platform, “A Farm Bill for Rural America.” Written by Anna Johnson, policy associate, and Rural Policy Program staff, the platform reflects more than 40 years of on-the-ground work by Center staff, and input from farmers and ranchers across the country. “We need a […]
  • House Lawmakers Quiz EPA Administrator about RFS December 8, 2017
    Environmental Protection Agency administrator Scott Pruitt testified before the environmental subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee on Thursday.  It was his first appearance before Congress since his confirmation in February. Texas Republican Pete Olson asked Pruitt what the agency will do with the Renewable Fuel Standard going forward.  Pruitt said the framework of […]
  • 2018 Cattle Industry Convention Quickly Approaching – AUDIO December 8, 2017
    The 2018 Cattle Industry Convention and NCBA Trade Show will be here before you know it, and helping kick off that event in Phoenix Jan. 30-31 will be Cattlemen’s College, the premier education opportunity for cattlemen around the country. Josh White, the executive director of producer education for the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association, which hosts […]
  • Beef. It’s What’s for Dinner. Celebrates Beef’s Great Taste with Creative New Ads in Time for the Holidays December 7, 2017
    After letting turkey have its day, beef is back to reclaim the center of the plate for the remainder of the holiday season. Beef. It’s What’s for Dinner. is giving consumers the tips and recipes they need to make beef the star of those big family meals, all while rolling out the next phase of […]
  • South Dakotan Elected Chair of United Soybean Board December 7, 2017
    Lewis Bainbridge, a soybean farmer from South Dakota, was elected chair of the United Soybean Board (USB). Bainbridge, a third-generation farmer, previously served the board as USB vice chair. The soy checkoff, which works to maximize profit opportunities for U.S. soybean farmers through national investments, continues focusing on the areas of meal, oil and sustainability […]
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