Food and Agriculture Regulatory and Policy Roundup IFT Memeber Login Required: Summary of legislative and regulatory updates courtesy of bipartisan public affairs firm Cornerstone Government Affairs.


Food and Agriculture Regulatory and Policy Roundup: March 3, 2017

March 3, 2017
Highlights: Oversight: House Agriculture Subcommittee on Biotechnology, Horticulture, and Research hearing - The Next Farm Bill: Specialty Crops. House Ag; Trump moves to kill Obama water rule. Politico; Here's one part of the EPA that the agency's new leader wants to protect. Washington Post  (Read more)

Food and Agriculture Regulatory and Policy Roundup: February 24, 2017

February 24, 2017
Highlights: Oversight: Chairman Roberts listens to Kansas Producers at Manhattan hearing on Farm Bill. Senate Ag; Bannon: Trump administration is in unending battle for 'deconstruction of the administrative state. Washington Post; New regs for Wednesday: Nutrition, beds, air pollution. The Hill (Read more)

Food and Agriculture Regulatory and Policy Roundup: February 17, 2017

February 17, 2017
Highlights: Oversight: House Agriculture Committee considers pros and cons to restricting SNAP purchases. House Ag; Mulvaney confirmed as Budget Director. Roll Call; USDA announces $1.7 million to support research at Tribal Colleges and Universities. USDA-NIFA (Read more)

Food and Agriculture Regulatory and Policy Roundup: February 10, 2017

February 10, 2017
Highlights: Oversight: Modernization of the Endangered Species Act (Hearing). Senate EPW; SAP: HJR 44, Disapproving the rule submitted by the Department of the Interior relating to Bureau of Land Management regulations that establish the procedures used to prepare, revise, or amend land use plans pursuant to the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976. White House; Local farmers could be victim of possible trade war with Mexico. Marshall Independent (Read more)

Food and Agriculture Regulatory and Policy Roundup: February 3, 2017

February 3, 2017
Highlights: House Agriculture Committee holds organizational meeting, approves rule for 115th Congress. House Ag; Democrats plot protest for Trump's speech to Congress. The Hill; Beat foodborne illness this Super Bowl. USDA (Read more)