Imperial Valley News
Washington, DC - The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) reminds farmers that the 2014 Farm Bill requires producers to file a Highly Erodible Land Conservation and Wetland Conservation Certification form (AD-1026) with their local USDA service center by June 1, 2015, in order to become or remain eligible for crop insurance premium support.
Davis, California - When it comes to water, California’s irrigated agriculture is always under the public magnifying glass because it is the largest managed water use in the state and the economic base for many rural areas. During a prolonged drought like the current one, however, crop water comes under a microscope.
Secretary of State John Kerry to Deliver Remarks at the 45th Annual Washington Conference on the Americas
Washington, DC - Secretary of State John Kerry will deliver remarks at the 45th Annual Washington Conference on the Americas, “Integration and Innovation: The Americas Agenda,” co-hosted by the U.S. Department of State and the Council of the Americas, at 10:05 a.m. on Tuesday, April 21, at the Department of State.
FTC To Examine Competition, Consumer Protection, and Economic Issues Raised by the Sharing Economy at June Workshop
Washington, DC - On June 9, 2015, the Federal Trade Commission will host a workshop to examine competition, consumer protection, and economic issues raised by the proliferation of online and mobile peer-to peer business platforms in certain sectors of the economy, often referred to as the “sharing economy.” The workshop will take place in Washington, D.C., at the FTC’s Constitution Center conference space.
New York - Liberal politicians in New York City want to give immigrants who are not yet citizens the right to vote. The City Council, which is composed overwhelmingly of Democrats, is considering a law that would allow non-citizens to vote in municipal elections, explained Dan Weber, president of the Association of Mature American Citizens.
Imperial, California (NAPSI) - Here’s food for thought: Diet choices you make every day affect not only your own health but that of the planet.