National FFA Convention and Expo wrapped up over the weekend with more than 70,000 students and advisors attending this hallmark event. The organization set a record for membership this year, topping 700,000 members.
The USDA NIFA announced $1.92 million in grants supporting projects to provide stress assistance programs to support individuals who are engaged in farming, ranching, and other agriculture-related occupations.
Alfonso Clavijo has been appointed Director of the National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility, a state-of-the-art USDA research and diagnostic facility designed to protect the nation's agricultural systems and stakeholders.
The Department of Transportation's Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's new proposal adjusts the rules around the amount of time truckers can drive their loads and the rest requirements between drives.