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Ag Sec Confirmation Expected as USDA Faces Trump Budget Slashes – DTN

Ag Sec Confirmation Expected as USDA Faces Trump Budget Slashes – DTN

👤By Todd Neeley DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Apr 19, 2017

It’s likely Sonny Perdue will be up to speed on the issues facing agriculture if the Senate follows through and votes to confirm Perdue early next week. That’s the expectation of Sen. Charles Grassley, R-Iowa, who told reporters on Tuesday

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Sec. of Ag Confirmation Hearing: Gov. Perdue is Pro Cuban Trade

Sec. of Ag Confirmation Hearing: Gov. Perdue is Pro Cuban Trade

👤By Peter Bachmann, USA Rice Daily 🕔Mar 23, 2017

This morning the agriculture industry anxiously watched as former Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue was questioned for more than two hours by Members of the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry seeking his confirmation as Secretary of the U.S. Department

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Farm Bureau President Talks Policy, Politics at USDA Outlook Forum – DTN

Farm Bureau President Talks Policy, Politics at USDA Outlook Forum – DTN

👤By Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor 🕔Feb 27, 2017

Agriculture and rural America have “the greatest opportunity in the history of this country” to change policies for the benefit of American farmers, the president of the American Farm Bureau Federation told agricultural economists and policy wonks.   Zippy Duvall,

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House Ag Comm. Looks at Cotton Program, Increased CRP Acres, Base Acres Change – DTN

House Ag Comm. Looks at Cotton Program, Increased CRP Acres, Base Acres Change – DTN

👤By Jerry Hagstrom DTN Political Correspondent 🕔Feb 9, 2017

After telling the crop insurance industry Monday that he wouldn’t be in Congress if crop insurance had existed when he tried to farm, House Agriculture Committee ranking member Collin Peterson, D-Minn., said he doesn’t think the 2018 farm bill should

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