Farm development agency may be plowed under by Hawaii lawmakers

Farm development agency may be plowed under by Hawaii lawmakers

Feb. 27—A state agency with special powers to expand diversified agriculture could be nearing a brink of perhaps its biggest accomplishment in 27 years, or disbandment. The Agribusiness Development Corp. hasn’t been a terribly active agency for most of its existence despite lofty expectations of lawmakers who created the entity in 1994 partly to improve […]

Seven U.S. lawmakers write to Pompeo on farmers’ protest in India

Seven U.S. lawmakers write to Pompeo on farmers’ protest in India

India has maintaned that the matter pertains to the internal affairs of a democratic country. A group of seven influential U.S. lawmakers, including Indian-American Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal, have written to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, urging him to raise the issue of farmers’ protest in India with his Indian counterpart. India has called the remarks […]