Hog farmers in North Carolina are watching with great concern the still-rising flood waters brought by Hurricane Florence. Farmers are providing feed and care for animals and fuel to power ventilation systems in barns.
Shouldn’t unused funds go back to the U.S. Treasury? U.S. Senator Joni Ernst (R-IA), thought so, but her bill was defeated 50-48. She gives her most recent “Squeal Award” to the U.S. Senate as a result.
National policy leaders are watching nuisance lawsuits, Sen. Mike Conaway told AgriTalk. Issues like gag orders and appeals are still unresolved. A judge change in the fourth case raise farmers' hopes of a fair trial.