Groups petition USDA to force change in ‘USA’ meat labeling
In an attempt to force the USDA to change its stance on country-of-origin labeling (COOL), the American Grassfed Assoc. (AGA) and the Organization for Competitive Markets (OCM) have filed a petition with its Food Safety and Inspection Services (FSIS) demanding policy be changed to allow only U.S. domestic meat products to be labeled with: “Product of the U.S.A.”
WRDA House OK coincides with river lock construction
After the third Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) crafted over the past six years passed the U.S. House on June 6, the body also quickly passed the fiscal year 2019 Energy and Water Development Appropriations Bill by a vote of 235-179.
Tractor Supply celebrating grand opening in Rushville
In the wake of losing one of its biggest retailers after Walmart announced its store closing in February, it’s safe to say the rural community of Rushville is looking forward to the options that Tractor Supply Co. will offer to local and nearby residents.
Ag groups support bill to allow livestock truckers to drive longer before breaks
Several of the nation’s largest agricultural organizations have thrown their support behind a proposed Senate bill that would extend hours truckers hauling livestock could travel before they need to stop and rest. It would also change the mandate of truckers using electronic logging devices (ELD) to monitor travel times.