By Lucky Kidd RENO COUNTY, Kan. — Reno County is now on record as opposing a January 2021 executive order by President Joe Biden directing development of a program to conserve at least 30 percent of the lands and... Read More.
The USDA’s Deputy Secretary says the Biden administration is continuing to invest in rural communities despite uncertainties in Congress. Xochitl Torres Small tells Brownfield the agency is prioritizing funding already secured for farmers until a new farm bill is passed. “It creates an opportunity especially... Read More.
By the Office of U.S. Senator for Kansas Jerry Moran WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Jerry Moran (R-Kan.) released the following statement after voting to override President Biden’s veto which dismissed the bipartisan Senate Resolution of Disapproval to overturn the listing of the lesser prairie-chicken as part... Read More.
President Biden’s proposed 2024 budget includes nearly $210 billion for the USDA with a focus on climate smart agriculture, support for underserved communities, increased market access and food security. Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack says the proposed budget contains critical investments that will help rural... Read More.
Congress has passed a bill that makes vital investments in the nation’s ports and inland waterway system. President Biden is set to sign the Water Resources and Development Act of 2022, and US Senator Chuck Grassley says the legislation authorizes flood control. “I think it’s... Read More.
An agricultural group is applauding the Biden Administration for calling on Congress to stop a likely railroad strike. Mike Steenhoek with the U.S. Soy Transportation Coalition says even the threat of a strike will halt the economic activity, and certain products like fertilizer... Read More.