The new animal-welfare standards for organic livestock and poultry production is being delay. Livestock Marketing Association says the trucking rules don’t work for the livestock industry. USDA says the U.S. needs to focus trade negotiations on lowering tariffs with Japan.
“Feeding the World” helps motivate farmers. But, isn’t a major concern for most consumers. Ag Risk coverage to be a viable option in the farm bill, needs to be fixed. President of American Farm Bureau would like to see a new bilateral trade agreement.