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DOL providing $90 million in farmworker training grants

The U.S. Department of Labor has announced $90 million in grants are available for farmworker training and career services but some in the agricultural industry say the efforts are misdirected. National Council of Agricultural Employers President Michael Marsh calls the program ironic. “We are in... Read More.

USDA awards $207 million to energy and fertilizer projects

Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack is announcing new investments to support renewable energy production and domestic fertilizer expansion. During Monday’s American Farm Bureau Federation Convention, Vilsack said $157 million will support 675 Rural Energy for America Program projects in 42 states. “It’s going to help lower... Read More.