Numerous federal income tax regulations are scheduled to expire Dec. 31, 2012, unless Congress acts. Several of these regulations will affect agricultural producers.
An editorial by Stewart Truelsen - Bacon is undoubtedly America's best-loved and most maligned meat product. It has been the subject of studies trying to link consumption of large amounts of processed meat with some cancers, and nutrition consultants often discourage clients from eating bacon because of its fat content.
An editorial by Linda (L.J.) Johnson - The red and blue highlighted U.S. map we see so frequently as election time nears can be disheartening for rural voters. They may rightly begin to wonder if rural votes make a difference in any race where metropolitan areas exist.
WASHINGTON, D.C., October 11, 2012—The U.S. District Court for the Northern District of West Virginia has ruled that the American Farm Bureau Federation has a right to join in a lawsuit over the scope of the Environmental Protection Agency’s authority to regulate poultry and livestock farms under the Clean Water Act.