Fuel Tax to Help Fix Aging Waterways
Monday, December 22, 2014 12:47PM CST
The Senate on Dec. 16 approved a 9-cent-per-gallon increase in the barge diesel fuel user fee, which is expected to generate additional revenue annually to aid in the renovation and modernization of the country's inland waterways infrastructure.
China Approves Traits
Monday, December 22, 2014 11:13AM CST
The long-awaited and debated corn trait Viptera now has the necessary paperwork to be sold into China.
Compact Shop Works Big
Monday, December 22, 2014 11:05AM CST
Some may consider Oklahoma farmer Bill Rosener's shop to be small. But every square foot is packed with valuable ideas.
USDA Dropping Checkoff Plan
Friday, December 19, 2014 5:13PM CST
Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack said USDA won't pursue efforts to create another checkoff under the 1996 commodity promotion law. A policy rider in the federal appropriations bill passed over the weekend prevents USDA from continuing to write a rule for the plan during this fiscal year.