Fiscal Year 2021 Appropriations Bills

House and Senate Appropriations Subcommittees are working on fiscal year 2021 funding bills. Highlights from the Senate Agriculture Appropriations Bill include:  $3.3 billion for agricultural research programs, with $1.51 billion for the Agricultural Research Service and $1.54 billion for the National Institute of Food and Agriculture. $1.06 billion for the Animal and Plant Health Inspection […]

U.S. House Ratifies USMCA

The U.S. House of Representatives approved the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement on Thursday with a vote of 385 to 41. In a press conference ahead of the vote, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said the enforcement piece of the agreement is important. “We’ve made giant progress over the existing North American Free Trade Agreement. There was a big difference […]