Thursday, September 23, 2021 5:00AM CDT
In a speech to the United Fresh Produce Association, the top Democrat on the Senate Agriculture Committee told the group that immigration reform for agriculture requires them to bring their issues to their senators. A ruling by the Senate parliamentarian will keep immigration reform out of a budget reconciliation bill.
Thursday, September 23, 2021 5:35PM CDT
Agricultural groups started sending around top-line numbers for the $28 billion that will go into conservation programs as part of the $3.5 trillion Build Back Better plan. The money would go for conservation measures that address climate change, such as mitigating greenhouse-gas emissions.