Recent Stories by Anna-Lisa Laca
Jan 16, 2020 by Anna-Lisa Laca
The Senate on Thursday passed USMCA in a landfall vote of 89-10. As expected, the agriculture industry praised the passage and looks forward to President Donald Trump signing the bill into law.
Jan 15, 2020 by Anna-Lisa Laca
On Wednesday President Donald Trump and Vice Premier Liu He signed the Phase One portion of the trade deal between the U.S. and China.
Jan 09, 2020 by Anna-Lisa Laca
As the U.S.-Iranian conflict continues to grab the attention of Americans, Oliver North joined AgriTalk host Chip Flory to give farmers some perspective on the situation.
Dec 16, 2019 by Anna-Lisa Laca
“We secured another $1.5 billion in disaster assistance for our farmers and ranchers in the Agriculture Appropriations bill." - Sen. John Hoeven
Dec 11, 2019 by Anna-Lisa Laca
On Wednesday, 34 Republicans joined 226 Democrats passed the Farm Workforce Modernization Act (H.R. 5038).
Dec 10, 2019 by Anna-Lisa Laca
On Tuesday, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced her plan to vote next week on the USMCA. That announcement was met with praise and optimism by ag industry groups and rural lawmakers alike.
Nov 15, 2019 by Anna-Lisa Laca
USDA Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue on Friday announced that the second tranche of 2019 Market Facilitation Program payments will begin being issued next week.
Nov 06, 2019 by Anna-Lisa Laca
While farmers wait for the second round of the 2019 Market Facilitation Program (MFP) payments to be announced, lawmakers disagree on the program’s benefits and the need for more payments.