Latest News From John Herath

House Ag Committee Chair Peterson Loses Reelection Bid

House Agriculture Committee Chairman Collin Peterson lost his bid to retain the seventh district House seat in Minnesota, losing to the state’s former lieutenant governor, republican Michelle Fischbach.

4 weeks ago
Farm Journal Live
FJ Live: Restaurant Industry Wants Help from Ag Lobby

The National Restaurant Association is asking for help from agriculture to lobby Congress for changes in coronavirus aid legislation.

6 months ago
Podcast: Everything is Better With Bacon (Even Veggie Burgers)

Podcast looks at the growing interest in meat alternatives in fast food.

1 year ago
Flory: Plenty of Planting Challenges, But Not a Weather Market Yet

Will extended spring flooding impact the markets?

1 year ago
Meet Jim Chilton, the Rancher Who Shared the Stage with Trump

Jim Chilton didn’t expect to find himself face-to-face with President Donald Trump, much less on a stage in front of more than 7,000 farmers and ranchers.

1 year ago
The farm bill was defeated in the House Friday.
Farm Bill Falls on House Floor

The 2018 farm bill was brought down by the Freedom Caucus in a House vote Friday.

2 years ago
NCBA: Threat of U.S. Withdrawing from Trade Deals is Real

Colin Woodall of the National Cattlemen's Beef Association says the threat of the Trump Administration withdrawing from NAFTA and KORUS is very real on today's AgriTalk.

3 years ago
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FL Farm Bureau Assessing Irma's Damage

Florida Farm Bureau is working to assess farm damage from Hurricane Irma.

3 years ago