This $3 million in funding was designed to support individual farmer projects that demonstrate a need and ability to reduce consumptive water use while maintaining or even improving agriculture production and productivity.
AFBF and Illinois Farm Bureau have jointly released a new video, “This Farmer Stands His Ground Against USDA Mistreatment,” on social media. The video tells a compelling story about farmer Kurt Wilke’s experience dealing with government regulations.
Farm Bureau is hopeful that farmers soon will have the common-sense rules we have been calling for, as we look to the new Clean Water Rule the Administration is finalizing.
A federal court says the 2015 Waters of the United States rule is unlawful under the Clean Water Act
The ruling was a victory not just for the plaintiff states, but a broad coalition of more than a dozen private sector groups, including the American Farm Bureau Federation.
Investments will Benefit 133,000 Residents in Rural Communities
It is time for the agencies to move on to a legally sound basis for determining federal jurisdiction over waters.”
A federal court on Tuesday invalidated the Environmental Protection Agency and Army Corps of Engineers’ 2015 expansion of federal jurisdiction over small and isolated waters.