Trump Ag Nominee Questions Crop Insurance Constitutionality – DTN

🕔Jul 27, 2017In past interviews, Sam Clovis, President Donald Trump’s nominee for Agriculture undersecretary for research, education and economics, has questioned the constitutionality of crop insurance. Those statements may endanger his nomination, […]

Farmers’ Optimism and Hope Made Huge Jump Post-Election – DTN Survey

🕔Jan 3, 2017Farmers have put tremendous hope in the new presidential administration to make their lives better, despite expectations of continued low commodity prices, relatively high production costs and the threat of […]

Biofuels: Trump Picks Stir Unease

🕔Dec 22, 2016Last week, DTN Ag Policy Editor Chris Clayton reported that, “Biofuel supporters largely keep pointing to President-elect Donald Trump’s campaign statements on ethanol, but the stack of nominations coming from Trump with far […]

Trump’s EPA Pick Not a Fan of WOTUS or RFS – DTN

🕔Dec 8, 2016Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt is President-elect Donald Trump’s selection to head the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the Associated Press and a number of other major media outlets reported Wednesday. […]

Ag Politics: Why Trump Needs a Strong Ag Secretary – Commentary

🕔Dec 7, 2016Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack dished out strong medicine to fellow Democrats in the wake of the 2016 election: Stop writing off rural America. This advice came after President-elect Donald […]

Trans-Pacific Partnership: Will He or Won’t He Kill It? – DTN

🕔Dec 1, 2016Randy Veach, president of the Arkansas Farm Bureau, is counting on President-elect Donald Trump not following through on a vow to drop out of the Trans-Pacific Partnership.   Arkansas voters […]

The Counterpoint to Ag’s Infatuation with Trump – DTN

🕔Jul 28, 2016Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont., and other Democratic officeholders from rural areas said at the Democratic National Convention here that rural America needs Hillary Clinton rather than Donald Trump as president. […]

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