USDA looks to resuscitate GIPSA rule

USDA looks to resuscitate GIPSA rule

FOR years, the appropriations process has included a rider to defund the Grain Inspection, Packers & Stockyards Administration (GIPSA) from finalizing several rules under the Packers & Stockyard Act. With the rider no longer in force, however, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said he hopes to finalize the rules by the end of the year.

The 2008 farm bill called for provisions that would help level the playing field and prevent anticompetiti

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