Lawmakers Concerned About Disaster Related Ag Funding – DTN Sep 23, 2020

🕔Sep 23, 2020
When Congress conducts a postmortem of agriculture’s performance during the COVID-19 economic shutdown, chances are some segments of the industry could see structural changes, and the farm bill’s role in […]

Illinois: Gov. Rauner Releases Additional $5 Mln to Extension Jun 22, 2018

🕔Jun 22, 2018
Gov. Bruce Rauner announced the release of $16 million in agriculture grants on Friday, including $5 million for University of Illinois Extension services. The announcement was made at Stremsterfer Farms […]

Farm Bill: Ag Groups Petition for Increased Export Program Funding Sep 28, 2017

🕔Sep 28, 2017
USA Rice joined 150 members of the Coalition to Promote U.S. Agricultural Exports this week in signing a letter to leaders of the House Committee on Agriculture, asking them to […]

Ag Funding: ARS Facilities are in Desperate Need of Upgrades – Policy Pennings Jul 18, 2017

🕔Jul 18, 2017
In discussing the agricultural budget, it is easy to focus in on commodity support, nutrition, and environmental programs and ignore the cost of maintaining the agricultural research facilities that are […]

Ag Funds Included in 2017 Spending BIll – DTN Dec 8, 2016

🕔Dec 8, 2016
Congressional appropriators released the text of a continuing resolution that would fund the government through April and also includes provisions to provide money for USDA loans and summer feeding programs. […]

Soybean Rust: USB Stops Funding in 2017 – DTN Oct 5, 2016

🕔Oct 5, 2016
University of Kentucky plant pathologist Carl Bradley wasn’t hunting for soybean rust when he stumbled across it in Illinois, in a field in Williamson County in early September this year. […]

USDA Announces $26M Investment to Spur Agricultural Innovation Sep 9, 2016

🕔Sep 9, 2016
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced the investment of $26.6 million by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) into 45 projects that will spur innovative conservation initiatives on both rural […]

Agricultural Research: Purdue Joins Coalition – U.S. Losing Ground to China Jun 20, 2016

🕔Jun 20, 2016
Purdue University is among 13 U.S. research institutions in the United States joining the Supporters of Agricultural Research Foundation in calling for a “new surge” in federal support of food […]

Ag Funding Bill Advances in House, Just What Is In It? – DTN Jul 9, 2015

🕔Jul 9, 2015
The House Appropriations Committee on Wednesday approved a fiscal year 2016 Agriculture appropriations bill to fund the Agriculture Department, the Food and Drug Administration, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission and […]

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