Farm Bill Passes Senate, Includes 11 Major Points – DTN

🕔Dec 13, 2018The U.S. Senate voted overwhelming Tuesday afternoon to finalize the new farm bill, the “Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018,” just a day after putting the finishing touches on the conference […]

Still No Farm Bill, But Lots of Views – DTN

🕔Nov 21, 2018The chairs of the House and Senate Agriculture committees remain silent on the status of farm bill conference negotiations, but there have been plenty of comments in the last few […]

Clock Ticking on Farm Bill Talks – DTN

🕔Nov 15, 2018Time is running short for farm bill negotiators to wrap up their work and complete the legislation for floor debates and a final vote this year, the chairman of the […]

Farm Bill: Senate Ag Committee Promises a “Markup” Bill on June 13 – DTN

🕔Jun 8, 2018Senate Agriculture Committee Chairman Pat Roberts, R-Kan., and ranking member Debbie Stabenow, D-Mich., said early Thursday that their committee will mark up a new farm bill on Wednesday, June 13. […]

Farm Policy: Does Ag. Sec. Perdue Need a Megaphone? – DTN

🕔Apr 27, 2018Republican and Democratic senators praised Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue on Tuesday for his advocacy on agriculture within the Trump administration, but urged him to be a stronger voice. In an […]

EPA: Pruitt Beats No Alternative says Republican Senator – DTN

🕔Apr 25, 2018As much angst as EPA has caused for the ethanol industry with Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) hardship waivers granted to small refineries, Sen. Charles Grassley, R-Iowa, said he doesn’t believe […]

Biodefense: Agriculture is Not Prepared for Internal or External Attacks – DTN

🕔Dec 15, 2017The U.S. is woefully unprepared to cope with outbreaks of emerging livestock or crop pathogens and pests, whether those outbreaks are caused intentionally or otherwise, experts told the Senate Agriculture […]

USDA: Clovis Withdraws Over Russia Investigation and Lack of Science Education – DTN

🕔Nov 3, 2017The White House confirmed Thursday that former Trump campaign co-chair Sam Clovis withdrew his nomination for USDA undersecretary for research, education and economics in a letter to the president. The […]

USDA Nominee Linked to Russia: Controversy Circles Clovis – DTN

🕔Nov 2, 2017Sam Clovis, the controversial nominee for USDA’s undersecretary for research, education and economics, was linked Monday as a top campaign supervisor to President Donald Trump’s campaign last year who encouraged […]

Farm Bill 2018: Ag Senate Comm. Hearings Help Set Agenda

🕔Jul 28, 2017A total of 17 witnesses from farm, commodity, crop insurance and credit groups largely agreed on the agenda for the next farm bill at a Senate Agriculture Committee hearing Tuesday, […]

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