The chief legal strategist for the National Pork Producers Council says the U.S. Supreme Court could soon make a decision on Proposition 12. Michael Formica tells Brownfield he’s expecting a decision before the end of the first quarter. “I think because of when we... Read More.
The director of the Michigan Natural Resources Commission has agreed to delay a decision on a river reclassification after hearing from farmers about its impact. A request by the Department of Natural Resources to reclassify the Prairie River in Branch County is the first... Read More.
The chief legal strategist with the National Pork Producers Council says the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision on Proposition 12 is top of mind as the new year approaches. Michael Formica tells Brownfield a decision will likely come in the first quarter of 2023. “This is... Read More.
Farmers are wrapping up harvest across the Midwest and at the same time they’re starting to plan for the upcoming growing season. In this Managing for Profit, Asgrow brand manager Clint Chaffer discusses the brand’s performance and a harvest email signup that can help farmers... Read More.
A farmer shouldn’t have to go at it alone when it comes to managing risk on their operation. In this week’s episode, CROPLAN Services Adoption Manager Team Lead, Jason Nelson, explains how building a prescriptive agronomic plan that is backed by a performance warranty... Read More.
It’s been one month since the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments on California’s Proposition 12 and the U.S. pork industry is waiting on the court’s decision. National Pork Producers Council Vice President of State and National Relations Cody McKinley says it’s not... Read More.
Several biofuel and farm organizations are defending the EPA in court over small refinery exemptions. Troy Bredenkamp with the Renewable Fuels Association says RFA, Growth Energy, the American Coalition for Ethanol, and National Farmers Union have filed a motion to intervene in the D.C. Circuit... Read More.
The American Farm Bureau Federation says EPA’s withdrawal of its interim registration for glyphosate is a win for farmers. Travis Cushman, Deputy General Counsel for Litigation and Public Policy with AFBF, tells Brownfield Friday’s decision provides clarity and certainty for the ingredient used in... Read More.
Nebraska Congressman Mike Flood says the Environmental Protection Agency did not follow science-based evidence when proposing restrictions to atrazine. Flood tells Brownfield any restriction would negatively impact farmers and ranchers. “The new regulations would remove farmers’ ability to use atrazine products in no-till... Read More.
A member of the American Soybean Association board is pleased with Monday’s ruling against increased tariffs on a form of nitrogen fertilizer. Ronnie Russell of Missouri tells Brownfield the U.S. International Trade Commission’s decision not to impose tariffs on urea ammonium nitrate from Russia,... Read More.
The National Corn Growers Association says a recent ruling by the U.S. Department of Commerce could create additional fertilizer shortages and price hikes. Angus Kelly, director of trade and public policy, says it could limit imports of urea ammonium nitrate. “We’ve got to keep... Read More.