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Texas: Ag Forum, Amarilli, Jan. 26

Texas: Ag Forum, Amarilli, Jan. 26

👤By Blair Fannin, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔Jan 18, 2018

“For more than 30 years, the Texas Ag Forum has provided policy and market outlook for Texas agricultural producers and commodity leaders providing informative analysis,” said Dr. Joe Outlaw, Texas Ag Forum secretary and Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service economist, College

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Texas: Farm Bill Discussed at 56th Blackland Income Growth Conference

Texas: Farm Bill Discussed at 56th Blackland Income Growth Conference

👤By Blair Fannin, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔Jan 16, 2018

Texas’ No. 1 cash crop may receive loss protection it did not get in the last farm bill, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service economist. Dr. Joe Outlaw, AgriLife Extension economist in College Station, told attendees at the

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Cotton, Dairy: Policy Changes – A Bargain for the Government?

Cotton, Dairy: Policy Changes – A Bargain for the Government?

👤By Gary Schnitkey, Jonathan Coppess, and Nick Paulson, University of Illinois; and Carl Zulauf, Ohio State University 🕔Jan 15, 2018

At this juncture in the debate over the next farm bill, two of the most discussed issues are what to do with commodity policy for cotton and dairy. Key considerations are the costs associated with enhancing the dairy safety net

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Texas: Ag Economic Risk Management Program, Lubbock, Jan. 23

Texas: Ag Economic Risk Management Program, Lubbock, Jan. 23

👤By Kay Ledbetter, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔Jan 15, 2018

Seeking Solutions: Managing Economic Risks will be hosted by the North Region of the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service on Jan. 23 in Lubbock. The program will begin with registration at 8:30 a.m. at Cagle’s Steaks and BBQ, 8732 4th St. To insure

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Cotton Seed Proposal May Have Unforeseen Consequences

Cotton Seed Proposal May Have Unforeseen Consequences

👤By Nick Paulson, Jonathan Coppess, and Gary Schnitkey, University of Illinois Ag Economists; and Carl Zulauf, Ohio State University Ag Economist 🕔Jan 12, 2018

Congress is attempting to reach an agreement on funding the government for the remainder of fiscal year 2018; a short-term continuing resolution passed just before the holidays expires on January 19, 2018. Congress is also considering an emergency appropriations bill

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Farm Bill: Cotton and Dairy Provisions May Become One

Farm Bill: Cotton and Dairy Provisions May Become One

👤By Keith Good, Farm Policy News 🕔Jan 11, 2018

Farm Bill: Disaster Assistance Amid Crowded Agenda An update posted on Tuesday at the National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition (NSAC) blog indicated that, “Less than two weeks into the new year, and Congress already has an incredibly full plate. Both the

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Farm Policy: Trump Delivers Remarks to Farm Bureau Members

Farm Policy: Trump Delivers Remarks to Farm Bureau Members

👤By Keith Good, Farm Policy News 🕔Jan 9, 2018

President Donald Trump addressed the American Farm Bureau Federation’s (AFBF) 99th Annual Convention in Nashville, Tennessee on Monday.  The President touched on a variety of issues, including tax reform, regulations, rural broadband, the Farm Bill, crop insurance, and trade.   This post

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Farm Policy Review and Outlook for the 2018 Farm Bill

Farm Policy Review and Outlook for the 2018 Farm Bill

👤By Jonathan Coppess, University of Illinois Ag Economist 🕔Jan 5, 2018

This is a presentation summary from the 2017 Illinois Farm Economics Summit (IFES) which occurred December 18-22, 2017. A complete collection of presentations including PowerPoint Slides (PPT) and printable summaries (PDF) are available here. The Agriculture Act of 2014 — three

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Shurley On Cotton: Looking For A Safety Net

Shurley On Cotton: Looking For A Safety Net

👤By Don Shurley, Professor Emeritus of Cotton Economics, University of Georgia 🕔Jan 4, 2018

Under the 2014 farm bill (2014-2018 crop years), cotton is not a “covered commodity” and thus not eligible for ARC and PLC.  The 2014 farm bill made several changes to cotton that included: Cotton is not a covered commodity and

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Tax Cuts “Give.” Pay-As-You-Go Takes it Away? – Commentary

Tax Cuts “Give.” Pay-As-You-Go Takes it Away? – Commentary

👤By Harwood D. Schaffer and Daryll E. Ray, Agricultural Policy Analysis Center 🕔Dec 19, 2017

Both the House of Representatives and the Senate have passed their versions of a tax cut bill. While the House could accept the Senate version, it is more likely that the final tax cut bill will depend on the work

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