Agfax Weekend: Syngenta Payout | Farm Bill – Eligibility Expansion?

🕔Apr 20, 2018This week’s Agfax Weekend – Syngenta Payout | Farm Bill – Eligibility Expansion? | Dicamba Ban Legal Battle – Surprised? | and more.

Farm Bill Passes House Ag Committee on Partisan Vote

🕔Apr 19, 2018On Wednesday, the House Ag Committee passed the Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018 (H.R.2) on a partisan 26-20 vote.  Democrat Members of the Committee expressed frustration over the bill, while Committee Chairman Mike […]

Biofuel: Senators Blame EPA’s Scott Pruitt for ‘Closed Door’ RFS Waivers – DTN

🕔Apr 19, 2018Sen. Charles Grassley, R-Iowa, didn’t mince words on Tuesday when talking about EPA granting waivers to the Renewable Fuel Standard while at the same time apparently slow-walking the approval of […]

Dicamba: Arkansas Ban Started April 16 with Plenty of Legal Drama – DTN

🕔Apr 18, 2018On Monday, Arkansas’ in-season ban on dicamba went into effect, but not without some confusion and drama.  Two judges in Phillips and Mississippi counties filed temporary restraining orders of the […]

Farm Bill Kerfuffle: More ‘Family Members’ Could Collect Commodity Payments – DTN

🕔Apr 17, 2018While most of the focus on the House farm bill is on changes to nutrition programs, a new kerfuffle has cropped up over changes to farm programs that would benefit […]

Far Bill: 1st Draft Markup to Focus on SNAP

🕔Apr 16, 2018On Thursday, the House Agriculture Committee released its draft of the Farm Bill.  As expected, the nutrition title of the measure, which includes the SNAP program (food stamps) has garnered the most attention. […]

AgFax Weekend: Farm Bill Draft – Surprises? | Acreage Decisions

🕔Apr 13, 2018In this week’s AgFax Weekend – Farm Bill Draft – Surprises? | Acreage Decisions | Trump Promise to Ethanol Industry | and more.

2018 Farm Bill Draft: Maybe Not as Bad as You Expected – DTN

🕔Apr 13, 2018Congressmen have been quick to point out 2018 farm income is projected to be less than half of what it was five years ago, but the farm bill draft rolled […]

2018 Farm Bill Debate: Reviewing CBO Baseline, Including Commodities

🕔Apr 13, 2018On April 9, 2018, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released its updated and revised baseline for the major programs in the farm bill. If Congress reauthorizes the farm bill programs […]

Biofuel: Trump Promises Ethanol Blend Increase Year-Round – DTN

🕔Apr 13, 2018At a White House meeting Thursday focusing on agriculture and trade, President Donald Trump said his administration will approve a long-standing demand of the biofuels industry and allow 15% ethanol […]

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