A wrap up of today's top news stories in the world of Ag
Today's DriveTime features news on big spikes in cybersecurity concerns in agriculture and a looming increase in farmworker wages.
Today’s DriveTime takes a look at a new GAO report released today on crop insurance and has comments from Farm Credit Council President and CEO Todd Van Hoose.
Today’s DriveTime features comments from USDA Chief Economist Seth Meyer and Sen. Ben Ray Luján, D-N.M.
The Department of Agriculture rolled out a new farm income forecast today. Hear the figures and the Biden administration's take on them in today's DriveTime.
USDA rolled out a handful of programmatic announcements Wednesday. Hear the new particulars in today's DriveTime.
Congress is preparing for its year-end legislative activity with government funding out of the way. Hear what that might mean for agriculture in today's DriveTime.
The Department of Agriculture announced it is releasing $196 million in grants and loans to help lower food costs and China has approved new beef and pork facilities, allowing them to export products to the country. All that and more in today’s DriveTime.
Today’s Agri-Pulse DriveTime takes a look at the upcoming COP28 program in Dubai and dives deeper into what the farm bill extension means for producers in 2024.
USDA rolled out key aspects of its trade agenda today. More on that and the ag community's next steps with a farm bill extension in hand in today's DriveTime.
Congress is moving toward a farm bill extension and avoiding a government shutdown. Hear the latest on that, the study of climate-smart ag practices and the cost of Thanksgiving dinner in today's DriveTime.
Fresh inflation figures show grocery prices are holding in line with historic trends. Hear the latest on that and get looks at a major food policy report and a Senate Ag committee hearing in today's DriveTime.
Today’s DriveTime features comments from American Farm Bureau President Zippy Duvall and FDA’s Deputy Commissioner for Human Foods Jim Jones.
Today's DriveTime features the latest on USDA report day and the stalled appropriations process in the House.
The Department of Agriculture rolled out several efforts to bolster competition in agriculture, including a new final rule that will be closely watched in the poultry industry. Hear the latest in today's DriveTime.
The next steps in the process of extending the farm bill could be public soon. Hear the latest on that and the current state of mind in farm country in today's DriveTime.
Congress returns to Washington with a tight window to determine how it plans to figure out its approach to the looming government shutdown deadline. Hear the latest on what that might mean for the next farm bill in today's DriveTime.
Rep. Ashley Hinson, R-Iowa, gives an update on the appropriations process and the Department of Agriculture released a new report looking at WIC participation. All that and more in today’s DriveTime.
USDA and the National FFA Organization signed an MOU formalizing a partnership to prepare more students for careers in food and ag, and a new marketplace is available to dairy farmers to help them capitalize on sustainability efforts on their operations. Tune in to today’s DriveTime to hear more.
President Joe Biden highlighted his administration's rural policy efforts in a speech at a Minnesota farm today. Hear what was said and what the administration announced in the leadup to the address in today's DriveTime.
Today's DriveTime features insights on President Joe Biden's trip to highlight rural issues and the latest on government funding from Capitol Hill.
The Biden administration is kicking off a tour of farm country to highlight its rural policy efforts. Hear where top officials are headed and what's on the agenda in today's DriveTime.
Sen. John Boozman, R-Ark., is pushing for an extension for the farm bill to help give producers more certainty. Listen to more in today’s DriveTime.
Senate Ag Committee Chair Debbie Stabenow sat down with Agri-Pulse after spelling out her current farm bill thoughts on the Senate floor this week. Hear what she had to say in today's DriveTime.
The House of Representatives is once again operational after the conclusion of a speaker search that stretched for more than three weeks. Hear the latest on that and new rulemaking from USDA in today's DriveTime.
USDA plans to invest more resources in trade promotion at the request of some influential voices on Capitol Hill. Hear how much and how the money will be spent in today's DriveTime.
USDA is out with a new report mandated by Congress. Hear what was on the department's agenda in today's DriveTime.
Ohio Republican Jim Jordan has dropped his bid for House Speaker, Senate Ag Committee Ranking Member says a Congress should look at a farm bill extension, and Sen. John Hoeven, R-N.D., discusses USDA’s use of the CCC. All that and more in today’s DriveTime.
The House is descending further into chaos as Speaker-designate Jim Jordan is unwilling to end his race after coming up short on two speaker elections and the new leader of FDA’s Human Foods program has his eye on strengthening partnerships and improving American diets. All that and more in today’s DriveTime.
Today's DriveTime features the latest on the House Speaker race, a Senate WOTUS hearing, and the water levels along the Mississippi River.
Some House Ag Committee members were among the group of GOP members in opposition to the party's Speaker pick. Hear more in today's DriveTime.
The House Speaker race took an interesting turn this morning. Hear what happened and what some House Ag members are saying in today's DriveTime.
Ohio Republican Jim Jordan has won the GOP’s nomination to be the Speaker of the House. Today’s DriveTime takes a look at how the current politics on Capitol Hill could slow down the passage of a farm bill.
House GOP members got together to discuss their opinions on the ongoing speaker race today. Hear what was on the agenda in today's DriveTime.
House Republicans have moved ahead in their search for a new speaker, but plenty of work remains before a new leader will have the votes. Hear the latest in today's DriveTime.
Congress returned to Capitol Hill today with the selection of a new House Speaker dominating the news. Hear the latest on that and its farm bill implications in today's DriveTime.
A handful of Capitol Hill Republicans are expressing interest in the price of Russian fertilizer imports. Hear the latest on that and the potential farm bill implications of the House Speaker race in today's DriveTime.
The United Nations is suggesting changes to global commodity market oversight. Hear the latest on that and get a look at factors shaping global and domestic meat trade in today's DriveTime.
Capitol Hill leaders are working to understand the next steps to address a November government funding deadline as the House awaits a vote for a new speaker. Hear the latest in today's DriveTime.
The House is without a Speaker, leaving the government funding process in flux after some recent positive signs for farm policy. Hear the latest in today's DriveTime.
Congress avoided one government shutdown deadline, but another is on the horizon. Hear the details on that and a new crop insurance option rolled out by USDA in today's DriveTime.
Today's DriveTime features comments from Rep. Eric Sorensen, D-Ill., on crop insurance and USDA Trade Undersecretary Alexis Taylor on trade relationships with Chile.
Today's DriveTime features comments on the historic low water levels on the Mississippi River and rebounding U.S. wheat exports.
USDA Trade Undersecretary Alexis Taylor says there are many benefits of the U.S.-Chile trade relationship, but there is also one major issue still in need of resolution. Hear what was on her agenda in meetings with South American officials this week in today's DriveTime.
Today's DriveTime features the latest from the U.S.-Chile Agribusiness Trade Mission in Santiago, Chile, including thoughts on the importance of the Chilean market for U.S. agriculture and one state official believes in trips abroad to promote U.S. ag.
Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack is warning lawmakers on Capitol Hill that many critical USDA services could be at risk if the government shuts down. Plus, EPA’s senior ag adviser Rod Snyder discusses how farmers can comply with pesticide requirements and the Endangered Species Act in today’s DriveTime.
Members of Congress got together to discuss some government funding bills this afternoon, but not everyone is on the same page about the current process to avoid a shutdown. Hear more on that, USDA's new farm labor program and the upcoming farm bill's regional policy debates in today's DriveTime.
An Environmental Protection Agency advisory board is being pushed to reconsider a draft commentary that could heavily impact the biofuels industry. Hear the latest on that and broadband comments from Capitol Hill in today's DriveTime.
Today's DriveTime has the latest on government funding, government watchdog rulings, and how the government might approach an expired trade provision.
Farm bill spending debates are playing out in the public rather than behind closed doors. Hear highlights of the discussion in today's DriveTime.
The government shutdown clock is ticking, and Congress is back in town this week to try and beat the deadline. Hear the latest on that, the nation's harvest progress and more in today's DriveTime.
The Department of Agriculture is utilizing $2.5 billion in CCC funding for marketing promotion and food aid and a North Carolina Republican is calling for a unified front to get a farm bill passed this year. All that and more in today’s DriveTime.
Ag Committee leaders remain hopeful a farm bill can move this year, but that optimism comes against the backdrop of Capitol Hill's struggles to move government funding legislation. Hear more in today's DriveTime.
A busy day in farm policy included action on government funding, discussion on the next farm bill, and thoughts on carbon markets for all aspects of American agriculture. Hear the latest in today's DriveTime.
Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack offered his thoughts on the modeling of a tax credit key to the biofuels industry to a trade association gathering in Washington today. Hear what he had to say in today's DriveTime.
USDA kicked off a busy week with a major staffing announcement. Hear the latest on that and what can be expected from Capitol Hill this week in today's DriveTime.
The UN Food and Agriculture Organization's Food Price Index was released today and a Minnesota Democrat says through bipartisan efforts a farm bill can be passed this year. All that and more in today’s DriveTime.
The Senate confirmed a new FCC leader today, and the farmer of the next generation is coming into focus. Hear more in today's DriveTime.
With government funding set to expire in 25 days, congressional leaders are up against the clock to prevent a shutdown. Hear comments on that and some Capitol Hill-USDA correspondence in today's DriveTime.
Hear the latest on the farm policy agenda on Capitol Hill now that Congress is back in session for September in today's DriveTime.
Today’s DriveTime features comments on Waters of the U.S., Hurricane Idalia, and ecosystem restoration investments.
USDA's Economic Research Service is out with some new figures on what farmers and ranchers will take home this year. Hear the latest on that and more in today's DriveTime.
Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack visited the Farm Progress show today and made several comments that farm policy watchers will want to hear. Get the latest in today's DriveTime.
The Environmental Protection Agency released new language to define a Water of the United States, and farm groups are frustrated by what they see. Hear the latest in today's DriveTime.
USDA makes an announcement to improve electric infrastructure and provide clean drinking water to rural areas and an industry leader calls for changes to the way the federal government regulates the dairy market. All that and more in today’s DriveTime.
Today’s DriveTime features comments from Rep. Mariannette Miller-Meeks, R-Iowa, on rural healthcare and also takes a look at U.S. apple production and trade with India.
Today’s DriveTime features comments from American Coalition for Ethanol CEO Brian Jennings and also touches on USDA’s work to prevent foreign animal diseases from entering the country.
There's a new official set to take a key position in the Food and Drug Administration's reshaping of how it oversees the country's food supply. Hear the latest on that and more in today's DriveTime.
Big changes are coming to the Food and Drug Administration, and soon. Hear the latest on that and some court activity in the biofuels industry in today's DriveTime.
DriveTime is back! Today's episode takes a quick look at the big news since our last program and reports on a major USDA investment in rural broadband.
Today's USDA reports didn't move the markets like other August rollouts have done, but offered key factors to watch as crops head toward harvest. Hear more about that and a look at an important farm bill discussion in today's DriveTime.
Today's DriveTime features the big figures from today's Consumer Price Index and what the change in food costs means for consumers. Hear the latest on that and the kickoff to the parade of presidential candidates talking farm policy at the Iowa State Fair.
New surveys are out taking a look at consumer food consumption and cover crops, and EPA Administrator speaks out on Right to Repair. All that and more in today’s DriveTime.
President Joe Biden used the Antiquities Act to protect more than a million acres of land in Arizona and industry leaders gathered in California for the 38th International Sweetener Symposium. All that and more in today’s DriveTime.
USDA announced new investments in healthy meals for small and rural schools and the Department also released its land values survey. All that and more in DriveTime.
Pork producers are improving the quality of loins and the National Pork Board wants to help farmers capitalize on the better meat. More on that plus two new USDA food security initiatives in today’s DriveTime.
The U.S. is shining the spotlight on global nutrition issues at the United Nations. Hear what's on the agenda and the latest on the wildfire season in today's DriveTime.
Farm bill writers are grappling with an idea that would be very beneficial to some parts of the country, but costly in others. Hear the latest on that plus a topic one House leader is putting on his farm bill agenda in today’s DriveTime.
Producers are reporting feeling a little — but not a lot — better about the farm economy. Hear the latest on that and a bill that might not be considered in the upcoming farm bill in today's DriveTime.
USDA announced new funding to address wildfire resiliency today. Hear the latest on that and the work of two House Ag subgroups in today's DriveTime.
Today’s DriveTime features comments from Rep. Dusty Johnson, R-S.D., Todd Van Hoose with Farm Credit and USDA Trade Undersecretary Alexis Taylor.