John Herath

Recent Stories by John Herath

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FSA Offices Back Open

Jan 24, 2019 by John Herath
All USDA county Farm Service Agency (FSA) offices reopened today amid the partial government shutdown now in its fifth week.
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Trump Approval Sky High in Ag

Dec 19, 2018 by John Herath
While general polls peg President Donald Trump’s approval rating in the low forties, the latest Farm Journal Pulse on the president’s approval shows solid support among those in agriculture.
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2019 Policy Outlook: Trade, Trade and Trade

Dec 17, 2018 by John Herath
The most significant policy issue of 2018 looms large over the outlook for the new year. Ag leaders of both parties say actions on trade in the first half of 2019 will decide agriculture’s fate for years to come.
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Senate Approves 2018 Farm Bill

Dec 11, 2018 by John Herath
The 2018 Farm Bill quickly and easily crossed its first hurdle today as the Senate approved the measure on a 87 to 13 vote a day after the final conference report was made public.