If Fed Spending Bill Passes, Ag Loan Rule Reverts to 2008 – DTN Dec 16, 2015

🕔Dec 16, 2015A provision in the must-pass federal spending bill before Congress would remove marketing-loan gains from farm-program payment caps. Congress will vote in the next couple of days on a bill […]

Clean Water Rule: EPA Won’t Have to Start Over – DTN Nov 3, 2015

🕔Nov 3, 2015The U.S. Senate on Tuesday took its best shot at turning back the waters of the United States rule only to come up short in a key procedural vote that […]

Long Term Highway Funding Bill Possible? – DTN Aug 7, 2015

🕔Aug 7, 2015Congress has extended the current highway bill 34 times in the last six years, but transportation advocates think lawmakers could finally pass a new long-term bill before the end of […]

Livestock: More Senators Join to End Mandatory Country of Origin Labeling – DTN Jul 29, 2015

🕔Jul 29, 2015Five more senators have become cosponsors of a bill to repeal mandatory country-of-origin labeling for beef, pork and chicken and to establish a voluntary labeling program. The bill was introduced […]

House Bill Advances to Block State Efforts to Lable GMO Foods – DTN Jul 14, 2015

🕔Jul 14, 2015Diving into the contentious food-labeling debate, the House Agriculture Committee voted Tuesday to advance a bill that would restrict states’ ability to require labeling for any foods with ingredients from […]

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

🕔Jul 9, 2015The 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 […]

Farm Policy: Trade Promotion Authority Bill Moves to Final Senate Vote – DTN Jun 23, 2015

🕔Jun 23, 2015The Senate cleared another procedural vote Tuesday on a bill to provide trade promotion authority to President Barack Obama. Senators will follow up with a final vote on Wednesday on […]

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