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Congress Returns to Work: Taxes and Ag Nominees – DTN

Congress Returns to Work: Taxes and Ag Nominees – DTN

πŸ‘€By Jerry Hagstrom, DTN Political Correspondent 🕔Nov 28, 2017

Congress returns to Washington this week for what is scheduled to be a three-week session before the Christmas and New Year’s holidays, with an agenda filled with taxes and budget issues while three key nominees for agriculture positions remain unconfirmed.

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NAFTA: Ag Lobbyists Speak Out, Not All in Agreement – DTN

NAFTA: Ag Lobbyists Speak Out, Not All in Agreement – DTN

πŸ‘€By Jerry Hagstrom, DTN Political Correspondent 🕔Nov 10, 2017

House Agriculture Committee leaders and a group of prominent farm lobbyists on Tuesday called on the Trump administration not to withdraw from the North American Free Trade Agreement and to finish the negotiations quickly to avoid a decline in U.S.

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U.S. House of Rep. Passes 2018 Budget – DTN

U.S. House of Rep. Passes 2018 Budget – DTN

πŸ‘€By Jerry Hagstrom, DTN Political Correspondent 🕔Oct 27, 2017

The House of Representatives on Thursday passed the fiscal year 2018 budget resolution that had earlier cleared the U.S. Senate, setting the stage for the Republicans to write a tax reform bill. The budget resolution will allow the Senate to

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Farm Bill: Wheat Growers Oppose Big Food Aid Changes – DTN

Farm Bill: Wheat Growers Oppose Big Food Aid Changes – DTN

πŸ‘€By Jerry Hagstrom, DTN Political Correspondent 🕔Oct 25, 2017

Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Bob Corker, R-Tenn., late last week launched a campaign to make changes to U.S. food aid programs in the next farm bill, but wheat groups defended the current system of sending American commodities to needy

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NAFTA: Mexico Says Ag Seasonal Trade Remedy Laws Are a No Go – DTN

NAFTA: Mexico Says Ag Seasonal Trade Remedy Laws Are a No Go – DTN

πŸ‘€By Jerry Hagstrom, DTN Political Correspondent 🕔Oct 18, 2017

Representatives of the U.S. and Mexican agriculture held a news conference Friday at a high-end restaurant inside the Newseum in Washington to warn that any proposal to allow produce farmers to invoke trade remedy laws over seasonal surges could sink

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Farm Bill: Rep. Conaway Tells Texans He Wants to Get Started in 8 Weeks – DTN

Farm Bill: Rep. Conaway Tells Texans He Wants to Get Started in 8 Weeks – DTN

πŸ‘€By Jerry Hagstrom, DTN Political Correspondent 🕔Aug 2, 2017

House Agriculture Committee Chairman Michael Conaway said today his committee will begin work on the next farm bill within the next eight weeks, noting that he wants to get it on the House floor this year. Conaway announced at the

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Farm Bill 2018: Ag Senate Comm. Hearings Help Set Agenda

Farm Bill 2018: Ag Senate Comm. Hearings Help Set Agenda

πŸ‘€By Jerry Hagstrom, DTN Political Correspondent 🕔Jul 28, 2017

A total of 17 witnesses from farm, commodity, crop insurance and credit groups largely agreed on the agenda for the next farm bill at a Senate Agriculture Committee hearing Tuesday, but there were differences over conservation compliance requirements for crop

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Trump Ag Nominee Questions Crop Insurance Constitutionality – DTN

Trump Ag Nominee Questions Crop Insurance Constitutionality – DTN

πŸ‘€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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Livestock, Poultry: House Repeals Country of Origin Labeling – DTN

Livestock, Poultry: House Repeals Country of Origin Labeling – DTN

πŸ‘€By Jerry Hagstrom, DTN Political Correspondent 🕔May 20, 2015

The House Agriculture Committee voted 38-6 Wednesday to repeal country-of-origin labeling for some meats. The bill, H.R. 2393, is written in reaction to a ruling by the World Trade Organization that the U.S. country-of-origin labeling program for beef and pork

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EPA Pushes Clean Water Rule, Fallout on Farmers Still Unclear – DTN

πŸ‘€By Todd Neeley, DTN Staff Reporter and Jerry Hagstrom, DTN Political Correspondent 🕔Apr 6, 2015

Despite outcries from members of Congress and various sectors of the economy to slow down the rulemaking process on the waters of the United States proposal, EPA forwarded the rule to the Office of Management and Budget for interagency review

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