Vilsack Addresses House Ag Appropriations Subcommittee – DTN Apr 16, 2021

🕔Apr 16, 2021
In a three-hour, wide-ranging hearing, U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack told the House Agriculture Appropriations Subcommittee on Wednesday that USDA will end the Farmers to Families Food Box Program established […]

Trump Signs COVID Relief Bill – DTN Dec 29, 2020

🕔Dec 29, 2020
President Donald Trump signed the combined fiscal year 2021 omnibus appropriations and COVID-19 relief bill late Sunday after threatening to veto it. The presidential signature means that, as part of […]

Shutdown Moves in Congress – DTN Jan 11, 2019

🕔Jan 11, 2019
Ten Republicans joined House Democrats on Thursday to pass a fiscal year 2019 Agriculture appropriations bill. The legislation is not supported by Senate and House Republican leaders or by President […]

Cottonseed as a Covered Commodity – Review of Senate Ag Appropriations Bill Sep 13, 2017

🕔Sep 13, 2017
As the farm bill debate continues to pick up speed, cotton remains one of the most prominent issues. The most recent development can be found in the Senate Agriculture Appropriations […]

Ag and the Farm Bill: Budget, Appropriations Issues Continue to Unfold Jul 21, 2017

🕔Jul 21, 2017
This week, the House Budget Committee unveiled, and subsequently passed, a 2018 fiscal year budget resolution.  Meanwhile, the Senate Appropriations Committee on Thursday approved its fiscal year 2018 agricultural appropriations […]

Cotton Designated as “Other Oilseed ” in FY18 Ag Appropriations Bill Jul 20, 2017

🕔Jul 20, 2017
Cotton producers are among the “winners” in today’s release of the FY18 Agriculture Appropriations bill approved by the Senate Appropriations Committee today (July 20, 2017).  The bill officially designated cotton […]

Farm Policy: Farm Bill – Ag Spending and Budgetary Issues Jul 14, 2017

🕔Jul 14, 2017
Today’s update looks at recent spending and budgetary issues impacting agriculture and the Farm Bill.  The House Appropriations Committee this week passed the fiscal year 2018 appropriations bill for USDA.   […]

House Ag Spending Bill is $4.64Bln Above Trumps’s Budget Request Jun 29, 2017

🕔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 […]

Congress Passes Tax Extender, Omnibus Appropriations Bill Dec 18, 2015

🕔Dec 18, 2015
Earlier today, the United States Senate passed H.R. 2029, which combined the Omnibus Appropriations bill and the Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes (PATH) Act into one bill, by a vote […]

Keith Good: Tumbling Corn Prices Could Trigger Farm Subsidy Payments Jul 14, 2014

🕔Jul 14, 2014
Crop Watch With respect to Farm Bill and policy implications of the current market environment, Bloomberg writer Alan Bjerga reported on Friday that, “The U.S. government increased its forecast on Friday for […]

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