Whether you’re graduating from high school or finishing college and heading into the workforce for the first time, good financial decisions early on can pave the road to success, says Trish Savage, personal finance specialist for University of Missouri Extension.
The Obama administration, on Tuesday, May 27, finalized its controversial proposal to redefine the features that fall under jurisdiction of the Clean Water Act. While the administration asserts the intent of the rule is to clear up confusion regarding its jurisdiction over certain streams, wetlands, ponds, and other land and water bodies, opponents of the rule remain unconvinced.
The Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced the finalized new Clean Water Rule they have been working on for more than a year. The EPA claims the rule does not create any new permitting requirements and maintains all previous exemptions and exclusions.
By Dean Groskurth, Northern Plains Regional Office Director, National Agricultural Statistics Service
The Census of Agriculture is the most complete account of U.S. farms and ranches and the people who operate them. Every Thursday USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service will highlight new Census data and the power of the information to shape the future of American agriculture.
By Rachael Dubinsky, USDA Office of Communications
Judy Olson, Donna Reifschneider, Vanessa Kummer and Pam Johnson all share something in common— they are the women of “firsts”. As the first female presidents of some of the major commodity organizations, these women broke new ground in agricultural leadership.