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Ethanol Groups Push for Legislation to Improve Market Competition

Ethanol Groups Push for Legislation to Improve Market Competition

πŸ‘€By Todd Neeley, DTN Staff Reporter 🕔May 22, 2017

National ethanol groups are pushing for the market expansion of E15 on two fronts, putting pressure on Congress as well as the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency this week to pass legislation and to change federal regulations. With just 41 legislative

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Trade Talks: Ag Groups to President – “Do No Harm” – DTN

Trade Talks: Ag Groups to President – “Do No Harm” – DTN

πŸ‘€By Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor 🕔May 22, 2017

Commodity groups largely stressed a “do no harm” approach after learning the White House had started the official clock for renegotiating the North American Free Trade Agreement. Β  The White House notified the House Ways and Means Committee and the

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Farm Policy: NAFTA Renegotiation Formally Launched – Ag Perspectives

Farm Policy: NAFTA Renegotiation Formally Launched – Ag Perspectives

πŸ‘€By Keith Good, Farm Policy News 🕔May 22, 2017

Background Shawn Donnan and Jude Webber reported on Thursday at The Financial Times Online that, β€œDonald Trump has fired the starting gun on renegotiations of the North American Free Trade Agreement with Canada and Mexico, with his administration notifying Congress

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NAFTA: Rice Industry to Trump – ‘Do No Harm’

NAFTA: Rice Industry to Trump – ‘Do No Harm’

πŸ‘€By Gil Thompson, USA Rice 🕔May 18, 2017

The Trump Administration today formally notified the U.S. Congress of its intent to enter into negotiations with Mexico and Canada to “modernize” the North American Free Trade Agreement, or NAFTA.Β  A letter from freshly-installed U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer to

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Will Trump Do Right by Agriculture and the Rural Voter?

Will Trump Do Right by Agriculture and the Rural Voter?

πŸ‘€By Harwood D. Schaffer and Daryll E. Ray, Agricultural Policy Analysis Center 🕔May 10, 2017

As we write this column, President Trump has passed the 100 day mark he set for himself during the campaign. While many analysts are focused on matching up his rhetoric during the campaign with what he has accomplished in the

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Ag Sec. Purdue Talks Trade, Renewable Fuels, Sunny Outlook – DTN

Ag Sec. Purdue Talks Trade, Renewable Fuels, Sunny Outlook – DTN

πŸ‘€By Chris Clayton, DTN Ag Policy Editor 🕔May 8, 2017

Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue spoke to Iowa farm leaders Friday morning, reassuring them he would take the lead in trade talks for farmers and defend renewable fuels production, which is critical to Midwest agriculture. Perdue has been on the job

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Trump’s EPA Budget Chopping Could Delay Pesticide Technology – DTN

Trump’s EPA Budget Chopping Could Delay Pesticide Technology – DTN

πŸ‘€By Todd Neeley DTN Staff Reporter 🕔May 2, 2017

EPA will survive the federal budget year 2017 relatively unscathed, but looming in the background will be President Donald Trump’s budget proposal for the agency for 2018. Β  The omnibus budget bill working its way through Congress would allow EPA

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Farm Policy: Secretary Perdue Intervenes on NAFTA – Trade Issues Persist

Farm Policy: Secretary Perdue Intervenes on NAFTA – Trade Issues Persist

πŸ‘€By Keith Good, Farm Policy News 🕔May 1, 2017

During last week’s tumultuous developments on trade, news reports indicated that Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue was providing President Trump with data driven advice with respect to NAFTA and agriculture, and urged him not to trigger a U.S. withdrawal from

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NAFTA: Will Trump or Won’t Trump? Grain Producers Have a Lot to Lose

NAFTA: Will Trump or Won’t Trump? Grain Producers Have a Lot to Lose

πŸ‘€By Gary Schnitkey, Kathy Baylis, and Jonathan Coppess, University of Illinois 🕔Apr 28, 2017

Recent news from the Trump Administration has sowed confusion about the President’s intentions with respect to the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). Early this week, President Trump suggested that the United States would pull out of NAFTA. Later in

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NAFTA: Farm Groups Catch Their Breath as Trump Waffles on Decision – DTN

NAFTA: Farm Groups Catch Their Breath as Trump Waffles on Decision – DTN

πŸ‘€By Jerry Hagstrom DTN Political Correspondent and Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor 🕔Apr 28, 2017

Major farm groups responded with shock and dismay Wednesday after reports that President Donald Trump is considering an executive order to withdraw the United States from the North American Free Trade Agreement.Β  Politico first reported Wednesday that the White House

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