A coalition leader says Washington’s efforts to lower prescription drug prices might endanger agricultural and other research and new product development. Joe Allen with the Bayh Dole Coalition tells Brownfield the 42-year-old law championed by former Senators Birch Bayh of Indiana and Bob Dole... Read More.
Dylan Mangel, Plant Pathologist at the University of Nebraska, says farmers need to start with a soil test when it comes to actively managing Soybean Cyst Nematode. Speaking at the Farm Progress Show, he explains the ideal time to test soil. AUDIO: Dylan Mangel,... Read More.
The Specialty Crop Farm Bill Alliance has outlined its top principles for the 2023 Farm Bill. Co-chair Kam Quarles tells Brownfield the group supports funding for, “Nutrition, research, and pest and disease programs.” The group also is prioritizing maintaining a competitive and sustainable industry and... Read More.
A new coalition of agricultural groups is working to advance federal policy initiatives that support a circular economy based on products derived from ag commodities. Ariel Wiegard, director of governmental affairs with the American Soybean Association, says the Ag Bioeconomy Coalition was launched... Read More.
A new partnership between the Soybean Cyst Nematode Coalition and Valent is helping farmers tackle the crop’s leading yield-robber. Sam Markell with the SCN Coalition says it causes more than $1.5 billion in losses annually. “When you see (SCN) in a field, you often... Read More.
The American Dairy Coalition has released a list of eight milk policy priorities for the next farm bill. The farmer-led group has been hosting a series of interactive webinars, conference calls, emails, surveys, and other engagements. The ADC board then formed their federal milk... Read More.