GOP senators propose subsidy boost for buy-up crop insurance

Agri-Pulse

GOP senators propose subsidy boost for buy-up crop insurance

By Philip Brasher

Some Republicans on the Senate Agriculture Committee are calling for increasing premium subsidies for crop insurance policies that will cover up to 85% of a farmer’s revenue risk without jeopardizing their...

FMCSA reports low numbers for truck driver apprenticeship program

The Trucker

FMCSA reports low numbers for truck driver apprenticeship program

By John Worthen

WASHINGTON — The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s (FMCSA) Safe Driver Apprenticeship Pilot Program received just 113 application from motor carriers as of February.

That’s well below the...

Biden Changes Course On A Major Power Grid Rule After Backlash

HuffPost

Biden Changes Course On A Major Power Grid Rule After Backlash

Facing bipartisan pushback and a nationwide shortage of electrical transformers, federal regulators tweaked a major new energy-efficiency rule.

By Alexander C. Kaufman

In the years before the United States’ aging network of...

Black vultures: A problem with solutions

Ag Proud Idaho

Black vultures: A problem with solutions

By John O'Meara

Cattle producers have reported increasing incidences of black vultures preying on livestock over the past decade. Learning about these birds and the regulations around them can you help protect your herd from these predators...

Log Trucks Able To Use Interstates In Miss.

McComb Enterprise-Journal

Log Trucks Able To Use Interstates In Miss.

By Matt Williamson

Log trucks are returning to interstate highways, thanks to recent federal legislation, and can abandon the circuitous routes through cities and towns they had been forced to use. 

U.S. Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith...

Safer Routes for Logging Trucks in Mississippi

Construction Equipment Guide

Safer Routes for Logging Trucks in Mississippi

Southeast Division
American Loggers Council

Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith (MS) secured a provision in the Transportation — HUD Appropriations Bill, signed into law March 9, to allow unprocessed agricultural commodities, including...