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USDA Issues Farm Safety Net and Conservation Payments – Total Exceeds $9.6 Bln

USDA Issues Farm Safety Net and Conservation Payments – Total Exceeds $9.6 Bln

👤From USDA 🕔Oct 3, 2017

Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue today announced that over $9.6 billion in payments will be made, beginning this week, to producers through the Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC), Price Loss Coverage (PLC) and Conservation Reserve (CRP) programs. The United States Department of

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GIPSA: Inner Workings of the USDA Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Adm. – DTN

GIPSA: Inner Workings of the USDA Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Adm. – DTN

👤By Mary Kennedy, DTN Cash Grains Analyst 🕔Sep 19, 2017

The Federal Grain Inspection Service (FGIS) is the “watchdog” that ensures all grain loaded onto ships or rail to be exported out of the United States grades according to standards established by the United States Grain Standards Act (USGSA) and

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Idaho: Japan Resumes Imports of Chipping Potatoes after 11 Years

Idaho: Japan Resumes Imports of Chipping Potatoes after 11 Years

👤From USDA 🕔Sep 15, 2017

Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced today that Japan is expanding market access for U.S. chipping potatoes, resuming imports from Idaho for the first time in 11 years. “The United States has a reputation around the globe for growing high-quality

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Perdue Hopes for Delay on Clean Water Lawsuit Against California Farmer – DTN

Perdue Hopes for Delay on Clean Water Lawsuit Against California Farmer – DTN

👤By Todd Neeley, DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Aug 9, 2017

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue on Monday said that, in light of an effort to rewrite the waters of the United States rule, he’s hopeful the federal government can hold off on a lawsuit against a California wheat farmer

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Ag Sec Purdue Hits the Road in “Back to Our Roots” Tour – DTN

Ag Sec Purdue Hits the Road in “Back to Our Roots” Tour – DTN

👤By Chris Clayton, DTN Ag Policy Editor 🕔Aug 2, 2017

While American families are still hauling their RVs around the country trying to squeeze in one or two more lake trips for the summer, it’s also apparently farm-bill road trip season. The House Agriculture Committee has its road trip, labeled

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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

👤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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U.S. Milled Rice Now Permitted into China – Perdue Signs Agreement

U.S. Milled Rice Now Permitted into China – Perdue Signs Agreement

👤By Bob Cummings, USA Rice 🕔Jul 20, 2017

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue and China’s Vice Premier Wang Yang have signed a long-stalled phytosanitary protocol that will permit the import of U.S. milled rice into China.  “This is a tremendous leap towards selling U.S. rice in China,” said

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Trump Hails American Products and Ag Sec. Perdue – DTN

Trump Hails American Products and Ag Sec. Perdue – DTN

👤By Jerry Hagstrom, DTN Political Correspondent 🕔Jul 19, 2017

In his remarks Monday at his “Made in America Product Showcase,” President Donald Trump mentioned farmers several times and pointed out Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue. After being introduced by Vice President Mike Pence, Trump opened his remarks by saying, “And

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Rice: U.S. Continues to Expand into Chinese Market

Rice: U.S. Continues to Expand into Chinese Market

👤By Jim Guinn, USA Rice 🕔Jun 29, 2017

As USDA Secretary Sonny Perdue makes a high profile trip to China this week heralding resumption of U.S. beef exports there, USA Rice continues to strengthen trade ties in the region by participating in events like HOFEX, Asia’s leading food

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House Ag Spending Bill is $4.64Bln Above Trumps’s Budget Request

House Ag Spending Bill is $4.64Bln Above Trumps’s Budget Request

👤By Keith Good, Farm Policy News 🕔Jun 29, 2017

House Agriculture Appropriations Bill On Tuesday, a news release from the House Appropriations Committee indicated that, “The House Appropriations Committee today released the fiscal year 2018 Agriculture Appropriations bill, which will be considered in subcommittee [on Wednesday].” “The bill totals $20 billion in discretionary

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