Lost Co-op Tax Break Seems Headed Towards Reinstatement – DTN Mar 5, 2020

🕔Mar 5, 2020
Leaders of the National Council of Farmer Cooperatives are optimistic IRS officials will adjust Section 199A(g) tax breaks after testimony this week from Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin. Reviewing the “Grain […]

House Passes Ag Labor Bill – DTN Dec 12, 2019

🕔Dec 12, 2019
The House late on Wednesday passed the Farm Workforce Modernization Act by a vote of 260 to 165, passing legislation that has strong backing from most agricultural groups, but is […]

Ag Labor: New Bill Would Ease Immigration, Migrant Worker Concerns – DTN Oct 31, 2019

🕔Oct 31, 2019
With the support of both farm organizations and the United Farm Workers union, a bipartisan group of House members introduced a new farm labor bill in Congress on Wednesday. The […]

Farm Bill Defeated in U. S. House – Now What? – DTN May 21, 2018

🕔May 21, 2018
The cheers and jeers were all over the spectrum Friday after the House of Representatives failed to pass its version of the farm bill following a raucous debate this week. […]

Farmer Cooperative Group Worries about Possible Tax Law Change – DTN Dec 1, 2017

🕔Dec 1, 2017
The head of the National Council of Farmer Cooperative is concerned about how tax law will treat a 17.4% tax deduction that could pass from cooperatives through to farmers but […]

Farming and Politics: Race for Tax Reform Begins – DTN Oct 30, 2017

🕔Oct 30, 2017
The starting gun for a flat-out sprint to pass a tax-reform bill was fired Thursday when Congress passed a fiscal-year 2018 budget resolution. The White House on Friday sent out […]

Farm Programs: Fixing Payment Discrepancies Requires More Resources – DTN Dec 6, 2016

🕔Dec 6, 2016
A new farm bill creates the opportunity to deal with current struggles with different commodities as well as potentially reward rural America for its support of President-elect Donald Trump, a […]

Farm Bill Future: Ag Groups and Others Chime in with Own Agendas- DTN Dec 1, 2016

🕔Dec 1, 2016
The coming of a new presidential administration, particularly one expected to stand the status quo on its head as is the Trump administration, has many groups pondering what change might […]

Farm Voters’ Expectations of Trump Presidency Face Hard Realities – DTN Nov 10, 2016

🕔Nov 10, 2016
Chuck Conner had hardly slept Wednesday afternoon as he reflected on a historic, odds-defying election that was largely won by overwhelming support in rural America for President-elect Donald Trump. The […]

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