Livestock: Cash Cattle Bill Revised, Updated – DTN Mar 30, 2022

🕔Mar 30, 2022
The Cattle Price Discovery and Transparency Act is now on its third revision as the senators who authored the bill released a new version on Monday. Senators Jon Tester, D-Mont.; […]

National Farmers Union Keeps Focus on Market Concentration – DTN Feb 28, 2022

🕔Feb 28, 2022
Speaking to members of the National Farmers Union on Sunday, U.S. Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont., said Senate leaders have told him they are willing to bring a pair of bills […]

Livestock: AFB, Senate Reflect Divide on Mandated Cash Cattle Trade Jan 25, 2022

🕔Jan 25, 2022
A pair of senators are making clear they don’t want to rework their cattle markets legislation after the American Farm Bureau Federation changed its policy earlier this month to oppose […]

Livestock: Cattle, Packers, and Mandated Cash Trade – DTN Jan 11, 2022

🕔Jan 11, 2022
With farmers and ranchers who are members of the American Farm Bureau Federation expected to hand down policy this week on cattle marketing legislation, speakers at the annual meeting have […]

Livestock: National Cattlemen’s Beef Association Spotlights Market, Policy Debates – DTN Dec 22, 2021

🕔Dec 22, 2021
The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association is watching out for when USDA will move ahead with its funding plans for new packing-plant capacity. Highlighting some policy successes for NCBA in 2021, […]

Fertilizer: Global Issues to Blame for High Prices, Says Mosaic – DTN Dec 21, 2021

🕔Dec 21, 2021
The countervailing duties on Moroccan and Russian phosphate exports Mosaic pushed for earlier 2021 are not the reasons farmers are now seeing significantly higher fertilizer prices, according to a Mosaic […]

Infrastructure Bill Passes House – “Country’s Needs Outweigh Partisanship” – DTN Nov 12, 2021

🕔Nov 12, 2021
One of 13 Republicans who voted a week ago to support the final passage of the $1.2 trillion infrastructure bill, Rep. Don Bacon of Nebraska, a member of the House […]

Livestock: Senators Reach Deal on Marketing Legislation – DTN Nov 10, 2021

🕔Nov 10, 2021
Four U.S. senators have struck a deal on a livestock price discovery bill to expand negotiated cash trade for cattle and a library to provide producers details of marketing contract […]

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 […]

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