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2018 Farm Bill: What Shiny Object Will be a Distraction this Time? – Commentary

2018 Farm Bill: What Shiny Object Will be a Distraction this Time? – Commentary

👤By Harwood D. Schaffer and Daryll E. Ray, Agricultural Policy Analysis Center 🕔Aug 16, 2017

Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue launched his “Back to Our Roots” farm bill tour at the Wisconsin State Fair on August 3, 2017. At the same time, members of Congress were back in their home states and districts holding listening

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Soybean Association CEO Nominated as Deputy Ag Secretary – DTN

Soybean Association CEO Nominated as Deputy Ag Secretary – DTN

👤By Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor 🕔Jul 14, 2017

President Donald Trump late Thursday nominated Stephen Censky, chief executive officer of the American Soybean Association, to be deputy secretary of Agriculture.  Censky has been CEO of the soybean association in St. Louis, Missouri, since 1996. Ag lobbyists and others

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Commodity Groups Request More Benefits for ARC, PLC and Crop Insurance- DTN

Commodity Groups Request More Benefits for ARC, PLC and Crop Insurance- DTN

👤By Jerry Hagstrom DTN Political Correspondent 🕔Mar 29, 2017

Farmers who lead commodity groups asked the House Agriculture General Farm Commodities and Risk Management Subcommittee on Tuesday to continue the commodity programs in the 2014 farm bill, but to make the benefits more generous to help counter commodity prices

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Trump Dumps TPP – Ag Groups Feel Pain Over Loss of Huge Trade Pact – DTN

Trump Dumps TPP – Ag Groups Feel Pain Over Loss of Huge Trade Pact – DTN

👤By Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor 🕔Jan 23, 2017

At least a few agricultural groups were vocal in their criticism Monday after President Donald Trump followed through on a campaign promise by signing a memorandum to withdraw from the largest trade deal the U.S. had ever negotiated, the Trans-Pacific

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GMO Label: Ag and Food Groups Push for Deal Before July 1 – DTN

GMO Label: Ag and Food Groups Push for Deal Before July 1 – DTN

👤By Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor 🕔Jun 16, 2016

Key leaders in agriculture and food industries pleaded Thursday for leaders of the Senate Agriculture Committee to strike a deal on how to inform consumers that foods may contain ingredients from crops derived from genetically modified organisms. A spokesperson on

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Soybean Association Urges EU to Accept Sustainability Assurance Protocol

Soybean Association Urges EU to Accept Sustainability Assurance Protocol

👤From a Press Release 🕔Feb 17, 2015

The recent approval of U.S. soybeans certified by the U.S. Soy Sustainability Assurance Protocol (SSAP) as meeting the Dutch Feed Industry Association’s (NEVEDI) need for sustainable feedstuffs is a significant step forward, and should serve as a model for how

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Senate Appropriations Bill Gets Mixed Reviews from Ag Groups — DTN

👤By Jerry Hagstrom, DTN Political Correspondent 🕔Dec 15, 2014

The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association and the Public Lands Council over the weekend praised the Senate passage of the fiscal year 2015 omnibus appropriations bill, while the American Soybean Association and the National Association of Conservation Districts had mixed reactions.

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Keith Good: EPA’s Approval of Enlist Duo Herbicide Challenged by Suit

🕔Oct 23, 2014

Biotech Reuters writer Carey Gillam reported yesterday that, “A coalition of U.S. farmer and environmental groups filed a lawsuit on Wednesday seeking to overturn regulatory approval granted last week for a herbicide developed by Dow AgroSciences. “The lawsuit, filed in the U.S.

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Farmers First Line of Defense in Keeping GMOs Out of Export Shipments – DTN

👤By Katie Micik, DTN Markets Editor 🕔Sep 17, 2014

Farm industry groups want to remind farmers that they’re the first line of defense in protecting U.S. export markets, especially when it comes to harvesting and marketing corn that contains traits not approved by key importers. “It’s really critical now

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Keith Good: Blockbuster Corn Harvest Still in Forecast for U.S., China

🕔Jun 26, 2014

Crop Watch Gregory Meyer reported yesterday at The Financial Times Online that, “The chances of finding a bull in a maize field are near zero right now. With each passing week, a blockbuster harvest of corn in the US – the world’s

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