The fuel spill rule propounded by the EPA poses an unnecessary financial and regulatory burden on farmers. The legislative corrections we’ve incorporated into the Water Resources and Development Act are reasonable from both the farm operations and environmental protection standpoint
I congratulate Debra Brown on her historic nomination and am hopeful the Senate will conduct a timely and thorough consideration of her qualifications to join the federal bench
The farm bill is still a work in progress ... I am hopeful it will benefit agriculture specifically and help improve our economy generally.More quotes »
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Brown nominated for US district judgeship in Miss.
If confirmed, Brown would be the first African-American woman to serve as a federal district judge in the state, said a spokesman for Mississippi's senior U.S. senator, Republican Thad Cochran. "I congratulate Debra Brown on her historic nomination and a from San Antonio Express Read more »
Cochran amendments intended to ensure Mississippi safety from flooding, storm surges
Sen. Thad Cochran has introduced a series of amendments intended to ensure the safety of Mississippians from flooding or storm surge threats that might result from a new flood control proposal for Louisiana. To various degrees, the three Cochran amendmen from Delta Farm Press Read more »
Cochran - Is federal bioenergy program undercutting foresters?
U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran (R-Miss.) is questioning whether a U.S. Department of Agriculture bio-based marketing program amounts to a bias against traditional forest products and whether such policies are fair. Cochran broached the topic at a Senate Agricult from Yall Politics Read more »
Farm bill: Still a little something for everyone
WASHINGTON -- There's still a little something for everyone in massive farm bills that Congress is considering this week, even though the legislation would cut billions of dollars from federal farm and food subsidies. The Senate version of the bill, to b from Miami Herald Read more »
Ag Energy Coalition Applauds Senate Agriculture Committee Farm Bill Marker
The Agriculture Energy Coalition today thanked Sen. Debbie Stabenow , Sen. Thad Cochran and other members of the Senate Agriculture Committee and welcomed introduction of legislation to reauthorize Farm Bill Energy Title programs. This site has no copyri from Humanitarian News Read more »