USDA Dismisses Finding – August 6, 2019

USDA dismisses finding of agency relocation as unconstitutional   The USDA failed to obtain congressional approval before relocating two research agencies to Kansas City this summer, said an inspector general’s report on Monday. “The budgetary provisions…requiring committee approval are unconstitutional,” responded USDA’s lawyers in rejecting the standard Capitol Hill requirement… Continue reading

7 ag stories you may have missed this week

From https://www.farmprogress.com/trade/7-ag-stories-you-might-have-missed-week-july-26-2019 Trade aid announced, Farmworker Fair Labor Practices Act passes in New York and the Floatingfarm Need a quick catch up on the news? Here are seven ag stories you might have missed this week. 1. USDA released the details of the 2019 Market Facilitation Program this week. The program has… Continue reading