Farm Bill Witnesses Urge Protection Improvements Amid High Input Costs Jun 21, 2022

🕔Jun 21, 2022
Eleven witnesses testifying at a Farm Bill field hearing in Arkansas sought stronger protections amid high production costs, as well as support for conservation measures, programs to increase broadband in […]

Senate Ag Democrats Focus on Rural Care, Republicans on Inflation – DTN Mar 24, 2022

🕔Mar 24, 2022
At a hearing Tuesday, Democratic members of the Senate Agriculture Committee focused on how Agriculture Department rural development programs can improve health care, elder care, childcare, and behavioral care, while […]

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: 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 […]

Ag Funding in President Biden’s Agenda – DTN Nov 1, 2021

🕔Nov 1, 2021
The Build Back Better Act would inject more than $27 billion into conservation programs and expand investment in biofuels — all tied to climate provisions in the bill — while […]

Senators Tackle U.S. Ag’s Foreign Ownership – DTN Nov 1, 2021

🕔Nov 1, 2021
U.S. agriculture and food officials would have permanent representation on the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States, or CFIUS, if a bill introduced by a group of U.S. […]

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 […]

Ag Policy: Growing Climate Solutions Act Introduced in Senate Apr 20, 2021

🕔Apr 20, 2021
Senate Agriculture Committee Chairwoman Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) and Senator Mike Braun (R-IN) introduced a new version of the Growing Climate Solutions Act today, a bill that aims to create a […]

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 — […]

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