farms

Government, Business

Trump Budget Proposal Includes Cut in Crop Insurance Subsidies

Corn Daniel Acker/Bloomberg News

President Donald Trump’s “I LOVE YOU!” tweet to farmers is facing another challenge: Budget cuts that will slash subsidies for crop insurance and small growers.

Mario Parker and Alexandra Semenova | Bloomberg News
March 12, 2019
Government, Business

Farm Legislation Clears Congress, Moves to Trump’s Desk

Corn harvesting John Sommers II for Transport Topics

The U.S. House on Dec. 12 passed a farm policy deal, clearing the five-year measure for President Donald Trump’s signature.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
December 14, 2018
Business

Growers Feel Strain of Truck Weight Limits

"Those of us in agriculture find it a little offensive that a fellow hauling containers can get an exemption [for a 100,000-pound truck] that an agricultural person cannot get." — Joe Boddiford, Georgia Peanut Commission

Jill Nolin | The Valdosta (Ga.) Daily Times
February 4, 2016
Business

Rockfarm Acquires Stake in Global Distribution & Logistics

Rockfarm Supply Chain Solutions has acquired a majority interest in Global Distribution & Logistics to expand its global service offering, the buyer announced in a statement.

Transport Topics
February 3, 2016