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On the surface, it seems simple. Why can’t there just be a label on the food product letting the consumer know if it contains GM ingredients? Shouldn’t the consumer have the right to decide what is in the food they buy?
The bill, known as the “Tax Reform Act of 2014, also seeks a more generous “inflation-adjusted” standard deduction for individuals of $11,000 and $22,000 for married couples. The tax credit for a child would increase from the current $1,000, to $1,500.
Our operation and many farms across the Buckeye State and nation are feeling the crippling labor crisis facing the American agriculture. Although there are immigrants who are eager to accept American farm jobs, our current immigration system makes it very difficult for growers and producers to hire the foreign-born workers they need.
Instead of reading the legislation to mean that OSHA cannot enforce against farms, OSHA instead sought out means to get around this provision—and they found one.
Several nonprofits that have little to do with farming or are in poor standing with their local governments have been receiving hundreds of thousands of dollars in farm subsidies over the past decade, federal records show.
Over all, healthy food has become more politically popular because of efforts to combat childhood obesity and diabetes and a growing national interest in the farm-to-table movement promoted by the first lady, Michelle Obama, and other national figures.
The litigation comes after members of Congress rejected a provision drafted by Iowa Republican Congressman Steve King that would have prevented states from regulating agricultural products from other states that met USDA or FDA standards. King specifically argued that California’s egg law was unconstitutionally attempting to regulate interstate commerce.
Today, people are more likely to be influenced by what their connections are recommending and talking about. Many people are connecting (and reconnecting) through social media.
Grain futures turned choppy as traders try to evaluate whether the crisis in Ukraine will have a lasting impact on prices.
Ohio Farm Bureau Federation county presidents are getting the opportunity to meet with their members of Congress this week on the organization’s annual journey to D.C. to talk about these and other issues.