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Iowa: Trump Visit Salutes Agriculture – DTN

Iowa: Trump Visit Salutes Agriculture – DTN

👤By Todd Neeley DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Jun 23, 2017

President Donald Trump told Iowa farmers and ranchers Wednesday evening that he will continue to stand with them on a number of issues.  During a campaign-style rally, Trump said he will defend attacks on ethanol, work to eliminate the estate

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Cuba After Trump Decision: Both Sides of the Picture – DTN

Cuba After Trump Decision: Both Sides of the Picture – DTN

👤By Jim Patrico Progressive, Farmer Senior Editor 🕔Jun 21, 2017

When I traveled to Cuba last fall, I met American businessman Saul Berenthal. He’s a 70-something man with more energy than a 20-year-old and so much charm he stood out even in Havana, a city full of characters. A Cuban

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Trump World: Less Talk and More Substance; U.S.-China Beef Agreement – DTN

Trump World: Less Talk and More Substance; U.S.-China Beef Agreement – DTN

👤By John Harrington DTN Livestock Analyst 🕔Jun 20, 2017

Whether you consider the current presidential torch as a promising beacon of hope and change or a dangerously broken flamethrower, I think we can all agree that Donald Trump does not hide his lamp under a bushel basket.   Indeed,

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Ag Task Force: Perdue Talks About Future Plans, Limited Details – DTN

Ag Task Force: Perdue Talks About Future Plans, Limited Details – DTN

👤By Emily Unglesbee DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Jun 17, 2017

How complicated is the path toward prosperity in rural America? Pretty darn complex, if the staffing of President Donald Trump’s new Agriculture and Rural Prosperity Task Force is any indication.   The 25-person task force contains members from 23 different

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Cuba: Trump Changes Course; Impact on Agriculture is Unclear

Cuba: Trump Changes Course; Impact on Agriculture is Unclear

👤By Michael Klein, USA Rice 🕔Jun 16, 2017

For months USA Rice has been warning that some of President Trump’s key economic advisors are decidedly anti-Cuba and could influence the otherwise pro-trade President to take an anti-trade stance with regard to the Island. Those forces may have carried

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Crop Insurance: Trump Cuts Would Eliminate Harvest Price Option and Limit Farm Size

Crop Insurance: Trump Cuts Would Eliminate Harvest Price Option and Limit Farm Size

👤By Art Barnaby, Kansas State University 🕔Jun 14, 2017

Editor’s Note: For Tables and Figures see the Source Link at the bottom of the article. The Administration’s budget would cut $58.7 billion from crop insurance or about $6 billion a year over 10 years. Over the last five years,

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USA Rice: Do No Harm in NAFTA Modernization

USA Rice: Do No Harm in NAFTA Modernization

👤By Michael Klein, USA Rice 🕔Jun 12, 2017

On Friday, USA Rice reminded the Trump Administration that NAFTA remains a win for U.S. rice and urged negotiators to be mindful of the benefits the agreement has brought and to do no harm as it is modernized. “NAFTA is

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Shipping Grain: Trump Promises to Upgrade Inland Waterways, Rail, Road Infrastructure – DTN

Shipping Grain: Trump Promises to Upgrade Inland Waterways, Rail, Road Infrastructure – DTN

👤 By Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor 🕔Jun 9, 2017

Farm groups that have worked for years to bring attention to the state of inland waterways showered praise on President Donald Trump’s speech in Cincinnati, Ohio, on Wednesday in which the president talked specifically about upgrading locks and dams.  

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Iowa: Vet Fundraiser Becomes Trump Rally for Healthcare – DTN

Iowa: Vet Fundraiser Becomes Trump Rally for Healthcare – DTN

👤By Chris Clayton, DTN Ag Policy Editor 🕔Jun 6, 2017

An Iowa senator’s fundraising motorcycle ride for veterans on Saturday turned into a rousing rally for President Donald Trump and his first five months in office, as well as a push to get the Senate moving on health-care reform. Republican

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Farm Policy: Concerns Over Trump Ag Budget Proposal Persist– Crop Insurance, SNAP

Farm Policy: Concerns Over Trump Ag Budget Proposal Persist– Crop Insurance, SNAP

👤By Keith Good, Farm Policy News 🕔Jun 5, 2017

Recent news articles have pointed to ongoing concerns with respect to President Trump’s budget proposals, specifically when it comes to proposed cuts to crop insurance and the SNAP program (food stamps).   Late last month, lawmakers on the House Ag

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