Senate Passes Rural Infrastructure Bill – DTN Aug 12, 2021

🕔Aug 12, 2021
With Tuesday’s passage of a $1.2-trillion infrastructure package, various agricultural groups had their specific provision or issue they were excited to see finally addressed. The U.S. Senate on Tuesday passed […]

Ag Committee Examines Disaster Aid – DTN Jun 25, 2021

🕔Jun 25, 2021
American agriculture needs a permanent disaster program that can provide aid quicker than ad-hoc aid that has helped buoy farmers in recent years. That was a repeated theme at a […]

Congress Extends Paycheck Protection Program Loan Applications – DTN Mar 26, 2021

🕔Mar 26, 2021
The Small Business Administration will likely soon announce an extension for applications to the Paycheck Protection Program after both chambers of Congress voted for the SBA to push the deadline […]

House Passes the Farm Workforce Modernization Act Mar 19, 2021

🕔Mar 19, 2021
Wall Street Journal writer Siobhan Hughes reported on Thursday that, “The House passed two bills providing pathways to citizenship for certain categories of immigrants living in the U.S. illegally, in a […]

Congress Urges Small Business Administration to Expand PPP Rules – DTN Feb 19, 2021

🕔Feb 19, 2021
Members of Congress are urging the U.S. Department of Treasury and the Small Business Administration to issue new clarifications that would make more farmers and ranchers eligible for forgivable loans […]

House Ag Committee Passes Portion of FY21 Budget Reconciliation Bill Feb 11, 2021

🕔Feb 11, 2021
DTN Ag Policy Editor Chris Clayton reported on Wednesday that, “The $1.9 trillion relief plan moving through the House of Representatives has roughly $16.1 billion in specific provisions for USDA — mainly for nutrition […]

Vilsack Nomination Moves to Full Senate – DTN Feb 5, 2021

🕔Feb 5, 2021
Tom Vilsack’s nomination to U.S. agriculture secretary advanced unanimously out of the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry on Tuesday and will now head to the full Senate […]

Senate Ag Committee Wants to Get to Work – DTN Feb 3, 2021

🕔Feb 3, 2021
Incoming Senate Agriculture Committee Chairwoman Debbie Stabenow said Thursday that the confirmation hearing for Tom Vilsack, President Biden’s nominee for Agriculture secretary, scheduled for Tuesday, may depend on Senate leaders […]

Trump Signs COVID Relief Bill – DTN Dec 29, 2020

🕔Dec 29, 2020
President Donald Trump signed the combined fiscal year 2021 omnibus appropriations and COVID-19 relief bill late Sunday after threatening to veto it. The presidential signature means that, as part of […]

Texas ‘Wild Pig Wars’ Leader Assumes Role in National Task Force Dec 28, 2020

🕔Dec 28, 2020
When it comes to “wild pig wars,” John Tomeček, Ph.D, has been leading the charge in Texas. Now he’s been tapped to take his leadership skills to the national level […]

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