Ad Astra Radio Family Brands

Grassley says Boozman framework puts “farm” back in farm bill

U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley remains pessimistic about the farm bill getting done this year despite recent progress in the Senate Ag Committee. Ranking Member John Boozman released the GOP framework Tuesday, which Grassley says puts more “farm” in the farm bill. “Now, when it comes... Read More.

Grassley surprised by HPAI detection in dairy cattle

U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley says the recent detection of highly pathogenic avian influenza in dairy cattle took the ag industry by surprise. “After eight years of avian flu being a bird situation with turkeys and chickens, I guess I didn’t know that it affected... Read More.

Grassley disappointed in GREET modification delay

U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley is disappointed EPA delayed the release of modeling the agency will use to measure greenhouse gas emissions from jet fuel. The Iowa Republican tells Brownfield he’s not sure why an announcement on GREET revisions was pushed back. “I don’t have a... Read More.

Grassley urges action on EATS Act with Prop 12 fully in place

A U.S. Senator is urging Congress to act fast with Proposition 12 now fully in effect. Iowa Republican Chuck Grassley says California’s “terrible” law will result in higher prices for pork producers and consumers, and could lead to interstate trade wars. “Congress must act quickly... Read More.