Government Shutdown Grinds On – DTN

🕔Jan 11, 2019As the president and congressional Democrats keep fighting over border wall funding, farmers are feeling the impacts of the partial federal government shutdown in different ways. Terry Detrick points to […]

Immigration Issues: Sorting Out Who’s Supported Walls In The Past – DTN

🕔Jan 9, 2019Leading into President Donald Trump’s speech Tuesday night, Sen. Charles Grassley made the argument that most Democrats had supported similar border-wall funding under former President George W. Bush and Barack […]

No Quick Decisions – Cage Standards Cases Routed To Lower Courts

🕔Jan 8, 2019The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday denied attempts to make oral arguments before the court by 15 states in lawsuits against California and Massachusetts over claims of regulating agricultural production […]

Presidential Race: 2020 Campaigns Start With Warren In Iowa – DTN

🕔Jan 8, 2019COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (DTN) — Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren stormed through the reddest part of Iowa over the weekend but discovered standing-room-only crowds on her three days of campaigning — […]

Farm Bill May Spur Industrial Hemp Gold Rush – DTN

🕔Dec 18, 2018Talking to Iowa soybean farmers last week about the 2018 farm bill, Deputy Secretary Steve Censky briefly mentioned their new potential cash crop. “You guys are all hemp farmers now,” […]

Tariff Aid: Second Check Is in the Mail – DTN

🕔Dec 18, 2018The second check is in the mail. USDA announced Monday afternoon that “at the direction of President Donald J. Trump,” the second “and final round” of trade aid payments under […]

USDA Cited JBS – Swift Beef Co. and Required Restitution to Beef Producers – DTN

🕔Dec 18, 2018USDA has imposed a $50,000 civil penalty against JBS USA Food Co., also known as Swift Beef Co., and required restitution to producers after JBS’ plant in Grand Island, Nebraska, […]

Farm Bill Heads to President’s Desk with Strong Congressional Support – DTN

🕔Dec 14, 2018The 2018 farm bill that had divided the House last summer over food-aid issues ended up passing easily on Wednesday as Congress sent the legislation on to President Donald Trump […]

Farm Bill Passes Senate, Includes 11 Major Points – DTN

🕔Dec 13, 2018The U.S. Senate voted overwhelming Tuesday afternoon to finalize the new farm bill, the “Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018,” just a day after putting the finishing touches on the conference […]

Trade Aid: White House Delays 2nd Round of Payments – DTN

🕔Dec 12, 2018The White House is delaying a second round of trade-aid payments to farmers that was initially expected to be announced last week, Reuters reported on Tuesday. Reuters initially reported, citing […]

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