New Study Shows Health Benefits of Biodiesel

A new study sponsored by the National Biodiesel Board shows switching to biodiesel will result in several health benefits, including decreased cancer risk, fewer premature deaths, and reduced asthma attacks. The research got conducted at 13 sites across the U.S. that get regularly exposed to high rates of petroleum diesel pollution. Researchers found that switching […]

Wolff Expects Taxes To Be Big Issue In DC In Coming Years

One of the first questions about a new administration in Washington, D.C., is what changes can the farm community expect when it comes to tax policy? Pat Wolff, Senior Director of Congressional Relations with the American Farm Bureau Federation, said there she expects to see “big tax legislation” fairly soon, maybe in the first six […]

Canola Workshops, Meeting Scheduled For This Week

The Pacific Northwest Canola Association will host a series for meeting and workshops to help growers, or those interested in growing the commodity.   The first workshop will take place Tuesday in Wilbur, WA, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.   The second will take place Thursday, again from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. in […]

House Has A Very Busy Week And Ag Looks To Benefit

Agriculture is getting a triple boost this week on the trade, spending and tax fronts, as Congress wraps up business for the year this week.  The House Ways and Means Committee kicked things off this week by sending to the full-House, the long-awaited USMCA, worth an estimated $2 billion in new U.S. farm exports.  The […]