Presidential Task Force on Agriculture & Rural Prosperity Releases Report
On April 25, 2017, President Trump signed an Executive Order establishing the task force “to ensure the informed exercise of regulatory authority that impacts agriculture and rural communities.” The resulting report was released yesterday. Contained within it are many recommendations which align with the F³ Tech initiative currently underway in Maryland.
The Interagency Task Force on Agriculture and Rural Prosperity identified over 100 actions for the federal government to consider in order to achieve a vision of a better rural America. These actions include legislative, regulatory, and policy changes and were built around these key indicators:
- Technology (pages 30-34 outline Objectives & Recommended Actions)
You may click HERE (PDF, 5.4 MB) to read the Rural Prosperity Task Force Report in its entirety on the newly unveiled Rural Prosperity website, which includes a link for farmers, ranchers, foresters, and producers to submit comments and ideas on regulatory reform.