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Crop Insurance: Two Senators Target Cuts to Save $21.1Bln – DTN

Crop Insurance: Two Senators Target Cuts to Save $21.1Bln – DTN

👤By Chris Clayton, DTN Ag Policy Editor 🕔Nov 13, 2017

Corn and soybean farmers saw no benefit this fall from adding the harvest price option to their crop insurance plan, but that wasn’t enough to stop a pair of senators and a congressman from introducing legislation that would end the

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

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

👤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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Trump Tax Reform Plan Gets Mixed Response from Farm Groups – DTN

Trump Tax Reform Plan Gets Mixed Response from Farm Groups – DTN

👤By Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor 🕔Nov 3, 2017

House Republicans released a long-awaited tax-reform and tax-cutting plan that lowers tax rates for corporations and families, but forces both businesses and families to give up or reduce some favorite long-standing tax breaks. “This is a complete redesign of the

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Farm Groups ‘Encouraged’ by Trump Tax Reform Preview – DTN

Farm Groups ‘Encouraged’ by Trump Tax Reform Preview – DTN

👤By Chris Clayton, DTN Ag Policy Editor 🕔Sep 28, 2017

Groups such as the American Farm Bureau Federation were “encouraged” by the initial framework for tax reform put on the table Wednesday by Republican leaders in Congress. Zippy Duvall, president of the Farm Bureau, said tax reform is essential to

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U.S. Court of Appeals Rules Gray Wolf is Protected Despite Farm, Ranch Losses – DTN

U.S. Court of Appeals Rules Gray Wolf is Protected Despite Farm, Ranch Losses – DTN

👤By Todd Neeley, DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Aug 8, 2017

Though farmers in the upper Midwest continue to fend off the gray wolf from harming livestock, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit on Tuesday reversed efforts by former President Barack Obama’s administration to remove the

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Trump’s USDA Cuts Unacceptable; Don’t Expect Perdue to Step Out – Policy Pennings

Trump’s USDA Cuts Unacceptable; Don’t Expect Perdue to Step Out – Policy Pennings

👤By Harwood D. Schaffer and Daryll E. Ray, Agricultural Policy Analysis Center 🕔Jul 3, 2017

It is difficult to get the agriculture community, as a whole, to agree on anything. The most recent exception: the Trump budget’s proposed cuts to the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA).   Farmers representing a broad swath of often-competing

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WOTUS: EPA Turning Back the Clock – Remember 2015? – DTN

WOTUS: EPA Turning Back the Clock – Remember 2015? – DTN

👤By Todd Neeley, DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Jun 29, 2017

The federal government is turning back the clock on the controversial waters of the United States, or WOTUS, rule — quite literally — with a proposal announced on Tuesday to recodify the law as it was written prior to 2015.

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2018 Ag Budget Could Put Farmers Underwater – No One is Smiling – DTN

2018 Ag Budget Could Put Farmers Underwater – No One is Smiling – DTN

👤By Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor 🕔May 24, 2017

President Donald Trump’s 10-year budget proposal for USDA handed down Tuesday essentially serves as the White House’s marker, calling for roughly $240 billion in cuts in the next farm bill.   The Trump administration wants to lower federal spending over

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Farm Bureau President Talks Policy, Politics at USDA Outlook Forum – DTN

Farm Bureau President Talks Policy, Politics at USDA Outlook Forum – DTN

👤By Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor 🕔Feb 27, 2017

Agriculture and rural America have “the greatest opportunity in the history of this country” to change policies for the benefit of American farmers, the president of the American Farm Bureau Federation told agricultural economists and policy wonks.   Zippy Duvall,

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Trump Order Takes Aim at Cutting Fed Regulations and Costs – DTN

Trump Order Takes Aim at Cutting Fed Regulations and Costs – DTN

👤By Todd Neeley DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Feb 27, 2017

President Donald Trump signed an executive order on Friday requiring federal agencies to establish task forces aimed at cutting federal regulations considered to be “costly” and “unnecessary,” according to the president’s order.   This perhaps will open the door for

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