Senator Debbie Stabenow (D-Michigan) will keynote Wednesday morning’s General Session Breakfast, at 8 a.m. ET Sept. 22, during United Fresh 2021 Washington Conference at the Grand Hyatt Washington. Chairwoman of the Senate Agriculture Committee,... more
“I don’t think I’ve ever seen input cost increases this high in my lifetime.” — Bryan Seale, Shelley, Idaho, potato farmer
Oregon made national headlines this spring when the Bureau of Reclamation announced that the Klamath Project was not going to receive any water deliveries for the first time since in 1907.
USDA APHIS will begin testing randomly selected imported Pelargonium (geranium) plant material for the pathogen Ralstonia solanacearum at major ports of entry.
On Sept. 9, President Biden announced that the Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is developing a rule that will require all employers with 100 or more employees to ensure their workers are vaccinated. Ac... more
AgBiome will use the capital to expand its product portfolio and continue to build its global presence and partnerships.
On Sept. 9, the Biden Administration announced $700 million in new funding intended to support entities that purchased personal protective equipment and incurred vaccination costs and related expenses in combating COVID-19. Of that total, $650 milli... more
Prominent Idaho potato producer George Crapo died Sept. 4 from complications of Alzheimer’s disease. He was 82.
“Any routes that get us closer to our major markets would be a big deal for Idaho potato growers.” — IGSA President Shawn Boyle
The American Farm Bureau Federation on Sept. 3 sent a letter to Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack detailing a list of solutions to address critical supply chain issues facing America’s farmers and ranchers.