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Ag groups back EPA in CAFO suit

Agricultural groups have joined the Environmental Protection Agency in a lawsuit against environmentalists pushing for additional permits on large livestock farms. “It could have an incredibly massive impact on farms across the country.” American Farm Bureau Federation deputy general counsel Travis Cushman tells Brownfield... Read More.

Ag groups give feedback on federal water legislation

Missouri agriculture groups are giving their feedback on what should be included in the Water Resources Development Act. The federal legislation (WRDA) outlines the projects the Army Corps of Engineers will work on to improve the nation’s inland waterway system and other water resources. “We’ve... Read More.

Farm groups’ lawsuit against Wisconsin DNR rejected

A lawsuit challenging the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources and their authority to force large farms to acquire permits was rejected by a circuit judge. The lawsuit filed last May on behalf of Wisconsin Dairy Alliance and Venture Dairy Cooperative by Wisconsin Manufacturers and... Read More.

Grants given to 10 Wisconsin watershed groups

The Nature Conservancy has awarded a total of 100-thousand dollars to ten Wisconsin farmer-led conservation groups. The awards are between five and ten thousand dollars each thanks to support from the Sally Mead Foundation to help farmers implement practices that support soil and water... Read More.

Ag groups want immediate action at the border

Ag groups continue to call for rail to resume as U.S. and Mexican leaders plan to meet. The Ag Transportation Working Group, which includes nearly 50 ag organizations, says the Mexican rail closures have caused backups into the U.S./Canada border and immediate action is... Read More.

Local Hutchinson Groups Fight Hunger One Bowl at a Time

By Hutchinson Public Schools HUTCHINSON, Kan. — Hutchinson High School, Hutchinson Community College, and the Hutchinson Art Center are raising hunger awareness through art at the Empty Bowls fundraiser on Thursday, October 12th, from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the Hutchinson Art Center located... Read More.