Colorado Wheat Blog

  • NAWG Welcomes EPA’s Appointment of Rod Snyder

    October 7, 2021

    Today, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Michael S. Regan announced the appointment of Rod Snyder to serve as the Agriculture Advisor. The National Association of Wheat Growers welcomes the EPA’s appointment of Rod Synder. “We are pleased with the … Continue reading

  • Continuing Resolution Provides Disaster Aid Funding

    September 30, 2021

    Today, Congress passed a continuing resolution to fund the federal government through December 3, 2021. The stopgap spending bill includes a disaster aid component, which provides $10 billion in agricultural disaster aid through the Wildfire and Hurricane Indemnity Program Plus … Continue reading

  • NAWG Testifies on Carbon Markets before the House Agriculture Committee

    September 23, 2021

    Washington, D.C. – National Association of Wheat Growers President and Cass City, MI wheat farmer, Dave Milligan, testified in front of the House of Agriculture Committee. This morning, the full committee held a hearing on Voluntary Carbon Markets in Agriculture … Continue reading

  • NAWG Responds to Ways and Means Advancing Reconciliation Tax Changes

    September 16, 2021

    Washington, D.C. (September 16, 2021) – Yesterday, the House Ways and Means Committees advanced its contributions to the proposed $3.5 trillion budget reconciliation package, which included provisions to offset components of the bill. The National Association of Wheat Growers is … Continue reading

  • NAWG Launches Advocacy Campaign to Protect Family Farms

    September 14, 2021

    The House of Representatives and Senate are currently moving forward with a $3.5 trillion budget reconciliation package. NAWG has launched an advocacy campaign to urge lawmakers to oppose proposals that would effectively eliminate the stepped-up basis on capital gains taxes, … Continue reading

  • NAWG Opposes Changes to NWPR

    September 2, 2021

    Washington, D.C. – On July 9, 2021, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced their intent to initiate a new rulemaking process that replaces the Navigable Waters Protection Rule and announced a request for stakeholder input. … Continue reading