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Trump Ag Nominee Questions Crop Insurance Constitutionality – DTN

Trump Ag Nominee Questions Crop Insurance Constitutionality – DTN

👤By Jerry Hagstrom, DTN Political Correspondent 🕔Jul 27, 2017

In past interviews, Sam Clovis, President Donald Trump’s nominee for Agriculture undersecretary for research, education and economics, has questioned the constitutionality of crop insurance. Those statements may endanger his nomination, according to comments made Tuesday by Senate Agriculture Committee ranking

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Farmers’ Optimism and Hope Made Huge Jump Post-Election – DTN Survey

Farmers’ Optimism and Hope Made Huge Jump Post-Election – DTN Survey

👤From DTN/The Progressive Farmer 🕔Jan 3, 2017

Farmers have put tremendous hope in the new presidential administration to make their lives better, despite expectations of continued low commodity prices, relatively high production costs and the threat of trade wars with key commodity importers, this according to the

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Biofuels: Trump Picks Stir Unease

Biofuels: Trump Picks Stir Unease

👤By Keith Good, University of Illinois 🕔Dec 22, 2016

Last week, DTN Ag Policy Editor Chris Clayton reported that, “Biofuel supporters largely keep pointing to President-elect Donald Trump’s campaign statements on ethanol, but the stack of nominations coming from Trump with far closer ties to oil than ethanol is quickly starting to

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Trump’s EPA Pick Not a Fan of WOTUS or RFS – DTN

Trump’s EPA Pick Not a Fan of WOTUS or RFS – DTN

👤By Todd Neeley DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Dec 8, 2016

Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt is President-elect Donald Trump’s selection to head the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the Associated Press and a number of other major media outlets reported Wednesday. Farmers and ranchers who have been concerned for years about

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Ag Politics: Why Trump Needs a Strong Ag Secretary – Commentary

Ag Politics: Why Trump Needs a Strong Ag Secretary – Commentary

👤By former Rep. Larry Combest (R-Texas) 🕔Dec 7, 2016

Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack dished out strong medicine to fellow Democrats in the wake of the 2016 election: Stop writing off rural America. This advice came after President-elect Donald Trump racked up nearly 85 percent of the rural vote

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Trans-Pacific Partnership: Will He or Won’t He Kill It? – DTN

Trans-Pacific Partnership: Will He or Won’t He Kill It? – DTN

👤By Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor 🕔Dec 1, 2016

Randy Veach, president of the Arkansas Farm Bureau, is counting on President-elect Donald Trump not following through on a vow to drop out of the Trans-Pacific Partnership.   Arkansas voters picked Trump by a 26.9% margin, one of the widest

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The Counterpoint to Ag’s Infatuation with Trump – DTN

The Counterpoint to Ag’s Infatuation with Trump – DTN

👤By Jerry Hagstrom DTN Political Correspondent 🕔Jul 28, 2016

Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont., and other Democratic officeholders from rural areas said at the Democratic National Convention here that rural America needs Hillary Clinton rather than Donald Trump as president. At a meeting of the Democratic National Committee Rural Council,

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