Agriculture groups are upset with USDA’s interim final rule on wetlands. The public comment period ended this week. The North Dakota Corn Growers Association, North Dakota Grain Growers Association, North Dakota Soybean Growers Association and Ellingson Companies filed joint comments, seeking more farmer involvement in wetlands management. The American Farm Bureau Federation says the rulemaking process is being done with a lack of transparency. Technical language regarding conservation compliance and wetland determinations is being challenged.
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