Rural Projects in Infrastructure Bill – DTN Aug 4, 2021

🕔Aug 4, 2021
USDA’s rural watershed and flood prevention program is just one area that will see an injection of funds under the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (H.R. 3684) as the Senate […]

Disaster Aid Added to USDA Funding Bill – DTN Aug 4, 2021

🕔Aug 4, 2021
The Senate Agriculture Appropriations Subcommittee on Monday approved a $25.85 billion fiscal year 2022 bill for the Agriculture Department and related agencies, including $7 billion in disaster aid. The subcommittee […]

Biofuels: Biden Admin to Delay Late RFS Proposals – DTN Jul 22, 2021

🕔Jul 22, 2021
The Biden administration reportedly will delay the release of already late Renewable Fuel Standard volume proposals because of political concerns, according to a Reuters report citing two unnamed sources. The […]

Cattle Industry Waiting on DOJ Report – DTN May 27, 2021

🕔May 27, 2021
Mike Schultz, a western Kansas cow-calf producer and chair of R-CALF USA’s committee to re-establish country-of-origin labeling, sees too much timidness right now among cattlemen’s groups and policymakers when it […]

Policy: Groups Support Ag Carbon Credit Bill – DTN Apr 23, 2021

🕔Apr 23, 2021
The U.S. Senate is ready to move ahead with an agricultural climate bill that has bipartisan support and backing from major agricultural lobbies. The Growing Climate Solutions Act was reintroduced […]

Rural Infrastructure, Broadband Needs Highlighted – DTN Apr 21, 2021

🕔Apr 21, 2021
Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg is taking a lead in making the case for President Joe Biden’s infrastructure package in rural America. Buttigieg spoke Tuesday to DTN/Progressive Farmer about the American […]

Biden Defends Infrastructure Plan as Necessary to Compete with China – DTN Apr 9, 2021

🕔Apr 9, 2021
President Joe Biden more aggressively defended his $2.3 trillion infrastructure package on Wednesday, saying the plan and its funding are open to negotiation. But he also stressed the investments are […]

Derecho Aid Gets Blown Away from House Relief Bill – DTN Mar 4, 2021

🕔Mar 4, 2021
House Democratic leaders stripped a provision from the latest aid package that would have helped farmers suffering from crop losses — including losses due to high winds or derechos — […]

New COVID Aid Package Pitched – DTN Dec 2, 2020

🕔Dec 2, 2020
Looking to respond to the growing economic crisis facing the country from the COVID-19 pandemic, a bipartisan group of lawmakers in Congress on Tuesday announced a proposed coronavirus aid package […]

FSA Changes “Active Engagement” Payment Eligibility Rule – DTN Nov 20, 2020

🕔Nov 20, 2020
USDA’s Farm Service Agency on Wednesday restored the previous definitions of “active personal management,” “significant contribution,” and “related phrasing” in a rule on farm program subsidy eligibility and payment limitations. […]

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