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USDA Swears in Undersecretary for Marketing and Regulatory Programs – DTN

USDA Swears in Undersecretary for Marketing and Regulatory Programs – DTN

👤By Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor 🕔Oct 31, 2017

USDA officially filled another key leadership position Monday as Greg Ibach was sworn in as USDA undersecretary for marketing and regulatory programs. At the same time, Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue lamented the Senate confirmation process that is tying up another

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NAFTA Renegotiation Continues – Pres. Trump, Sec. Perdue, Lawmakers Weigh In

NAFTA Renegotiation Continues – Pres. Trump, Sec. Perdue, Lawmakers Weigh In

👤By Keith Good, Farm Policy News 🕔Oct 12, 2017

William Mauldin reported on Wednesday at The Wall Street Journal Online that, “President Donald Trump, speaking alongside Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, opened the door to separate trade deals with Canada and Mexico to replace the North American Free Trade

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Ag Trade: Sec Perdue Says ‘All Options are on the Table” – DTN

Ag Trade: Sec Perdue Says ‘All Options are on the Table” – DTN

👤By Jerry Hagstrom DTN Political Correspondent 🕔Oct 6, 2017

In what might be a summary of his approach on trade, Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue said agricultural trade policy is “like policy toward North Korea — all options are on the table.” Perdue spoke to the Washington International Trade Association.

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Checkoff Funded Programs: Group Questions Lack of Transparency – DTN

Checkoff Funded Programs: Group Questions Lack of Transparency – DTN

👤By Todd Neeley DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Sep 21, 2017

A group challenging the administration of checkoff programs in agriculture has asked U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue for a meeting to make its case for transparency and more federal control of those programs.   In a letter to Perdue

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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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Livestock: Japan Increases U.S. Frozen Beef Tariff, Perdue Voices Concern – DTN

Livestock: Japan Increases U.S. Frozen Beef Tariff, Perdue Voices Concern – DTN

👤By Todd Neeley DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Aug 1, 2017

In what may be one of the first consequences to the U.S. for backing out of the Trans Pacific Partnership, Japan this week announced an automatic tariff rate increase on imports of frozen beef from the U.S.   An increase

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NAFTA: Perdue says Mexico Not Serious About Increasing South American Trade – DTN

NAFTA: Perdue says Mexico Not Serious About Increasing South American Trade – DTN

👤By Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor 🕔Aug 1, 2017

Demonstrating increased communication with his Mexican counterpart, U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue has been in the Yucatan Peninsula over the last couple of days touring a pork processing facility and talking trade. Perdue spoke with reporters Friday (July 28, 2017)

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Ag Appropriations: Cottonseed Eligible for PLC Program; Dairy Farmers Get MPP Monthly – DTN

Ag Appropriations: Cottonseed Eligible for PLC Program; Dairy Farmers Get MPP Monthly – DTN

👤By Jerry Hagstrom DTN Political Correspondent 🕔Jul 21, 2017

The Senate Appropriations Committee on Thursday passed a fiscal year 2018 Agriculture appropriations bill that would provide new aid to both cotton and dairy producers.  The bill would designate cotton seed as eligible for the Price Loss Coverage program while

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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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Market Thoughts: Fake News in Strange and Dangerous Times – DTN

Market Thoughts: Fake News in Strange and Dangerous Times – DTN

👤By John Harrington DTN Livestock Analyst 🕔Jul 14, 2017

Fake Market News? We live in strange and dangerous times. Granted, that’s not exactly a news flash, not exactly a unique historical observation. In fact, such a ponderous verdict, in so many words, probably dates back to Homo erectus nursing

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