Action Alerts

House Ag Committee Beats Up on EPA Administrator

Monday, February 15th, 2016 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Gina McCarthy recently testified before the  House Agriculture Committee where she received sharp criticism and harsh questioning from frustrated legislators who were ready to release frustrations on behalf of constituents.  The questioning and criticism revolved around several common areas of concern.  Most notable among the concerns were the EPA’s Waters […] Read more...

China Approves Roundup Ready Extend Soybeans for Import

Monday, February 15th, 2016 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information Monsanto’s Roundup Ready 2 Xtend soybeans were recently approved by China for import beginning this season.  However, the chemical formulation matching the seed technology has not received approval from U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).  Dow Agrosciences, which is in a similar position with its Enlist technology has yet to […] Read more...

Energy Bill Stalls in U.S. Senate

Monday, February 15th, 2016 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information A bipartisan energy bill known as the Energy Policy Modernization Act has stalled in the United States Senate after failing to reach a 60 vote threshold to receive consideration on the Senate floor.  The bill, which was broadly supported by the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee with an 18-4 committee vote, would be the […] Read more...

Senate Committee Discusses Need for New Water Infrastructure Bill

Monday, February 15th, 2016 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The U.S. Senate Environment and Public Works (EPW) Committee recently held a hearing to review the status of America’s water infrastructure system and discuss options for new legislation that would focus on new investments in existing and new water infrastructure systems.  It’s likely that Congress could introduce and consider a new Water Resources Development Act […] Read more...

CRP Sign-up Deadline February 26th

Monday, February 15th, 2016 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) recently announced that the sign-up deadline for its most popular voluntary conservation program, the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP), is Feb. 26, 2016.  The program is expected to be one of the most competitive general sign-up periods in history, in part due a statutory limit on the number of acres […] Read more...
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