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September 11, 2012
EPA's FIFRA Scientific Advisory Board will review a proposed process for evaluating potential risks to pollinators associated with the use of crop protection products.
September 10, 2012
Over a dozen national farm groups are urging Senate leaders to refrain from supporting the recently House-passed disaster bill that they say would "do more harm than good."
September 7, 2012
On Sept. 12, the Agricultural Retailers Association and other ag organizations are teaming up to host a Farm Bill Now Rally at the Capitol Reflecting Pool in Washington, DC.
September 5, 2012
Important legislative and regulatory challenges lie ahead for CropLife America.
August 31, 2012
In a recent interview, House Agriculture Committee Chairman Frank Lucas left the door open on the possibility of Congress passing a 2012 Farm Bill prior to Sept. 30.
August 27, 2012
The Agricultural Retailers Association has joined a coalition of 39 agriculture organizations calling for the immediate passage of the 2012 Farm Bill.
August 16, 2012
CropLife America president Jay Vroom says more collaboration between industry and regulators is needed to advance global crop protection harmonization.
August 15, 2012
Agricultural Retailers Association President Daren Coppock recently addressed the Second Congress of the Brazilian ag retailer organization, ANDAV, in São Paulo.
August 15, 2012
The Department of Transportation is providing relief from Hours of Service requirements and federal truck weight regulations in states declared a drought emergency.
August 10, 2012
President Obama calls on lawmakers to approve a new farm and food policy.
August 2, 2012
The National Corn Growers Association, along with 11 other ag organizations, are "disappointed" the House Republican leadership has not moved forward with the House Agriculture Committee’s bill.
August 1, 2012
House Republican leaders pulled a one-year extension of farm policy from the agenda of the House Rules Committee as farm groups criticized the proposal.
August 1, 2012
The Agricultural Retailers Association supports the passing of the Red Tape Reduction and Small Business Job Creation Act, which should stem EPA's regulatory overreach.
July 20, 2012
With only two weeks until the August recess begins, it remains unclear whether the 2012 Farm Bill will come before the House floor this summer.
July 13, 2012
House Speaker John Boehner holds all the cards as approval of a new Farm Bill is urged before the August recess begins.
July 12, 2012
Focus now shifts to the full House sessions as Congress attempts to come up with a consensus bill before the current farm bill expires at the end of September.
July 5, 2012
Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack says there is "no excuse" for the Farm Bill not to get done, despite apparent obstacles to passage in the House.
June 27, 2012
The House Appropriations Committee has approved the $19.4 billion Agricultural Appropriations Bill, but the White House has announced the president will veto the bill.
June 22, 2012
Senate passes $500 billion spending package with $32 billion in cuts; Bill now goes before the House of Representatives where it is expected to be met with quite a bit of resistance from House GOP members.
June 19, 2012
Senators whittle down 300 previously proposed amendments to a list of 73; voting on the amendments to begin immediately.