Ag News: USDA Preps For African Swine Fever
**The USDA has announced a plan to tackle African Swine Fever if detected in the U.S.
Ag Secretary Perdue would immediately declare an "extraordinary emergency" and USDA would take the lead on a national response to control and eradicate the SWINE-ONLY disease...
Ag News: NCBA-Green New Deal
No sign of easing in the debate over cattle and sustainability, National Cattlemen’s Beef Association updated the 2019 Policy Priorities to include the Green New Deal.
USDA Names State Directors; Birth to Burger Program
The appointment of state directors for the Farm Service Agency and for USDA's Rural Development programs have been announced. Ag lenders are recommending further adjustments as farmers prepare for another year of tight margins. A sustainability acceleration project using RFID technology tracks…