Will Congress Pass Bills to Encourage Cuba Trade, Farm Labor Changes?

By David Bennett, Delta Farm Press

With crop prices low and too many rural communities economically sluggish, recent news out of the White House hasn’t helped disperse lingering dark clouds. Louisiana Agriculture Commissioner Mike Strain – who also heads the National Association of State Departments of Agriculture (NASDA) – admits the cuts to USDA are troubling but something the White House is open to revisit.