Ag Research: Reduced Public Spending – Being Penny Wise and Pound Foolish – Discussion Jul 2, 2022

🕔Jul 2, 2022
For more than a century the US has been a dominant force in world agricultural markets. Much of that influence can be attributed to 1) a large land base amenable […]

Reviewing the President’s Budget for Agriculture, Fiscal Year 2023 Apr 4, 2022

🕔Apr 4, 2022
On March 28, 2022, President Biden released the annual budget for fiscal year (FY) 2023 for the federal government. Included within it is the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s budget for […]

White House Budget Details – DTN Mar 30, 2022

🕔Mar 30, 2022
Despite a lack of willingness in Congress last year to go along with his tax proposals, President Joe Biden’s budget proposal for fiscal year 2023 again calls for raising the […]

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 […]

Eyeing USDA’s Budget Request – DTN Jun 18, 2021

🕔Jun 18, 2021
Questions about the meat industry dominated a Senate Agriculture Appropriations Subcommittee hearing Tuesday at which Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack appeared in person to discuss the Biden administration’s budget request for […]

Biden Makes Case for Big Spending Plans – DTN Apr 30, 2021

🕔Apr 30, 2021
In a speech full of big-spending proposals, President Joe Biden made his case in a joint address to Congress Wednesday evening that the federal government can do more to rebuild […]

Biden Budget Proposal Includes 16% USDA Funding Increase Apr 16, 2021

🕔Apr 16, 2021
Budget: General Background and USDA Los Angeles Times writer David Lauter reported last week that, “President Biden, saying the U.S. has ‘significantly underinvested in core public services,’ will ask Congress for a […]

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 […]

President Signs Funding Bill – DTN Oct 2, 2020

🕔Oct 2, 2020
President Donald Trump signed the continuing resolution to fund the government through Dec. 11 early Thursday after the Senate passed the bill only hours before the end of the fiscal […]

Politics of CCC Fund Flare Up – DTN Sep 24, 2020

🕔Sep 24, 2020
Short-term funding for USDA’s Commodity Credit Corp. has become a major political fight as House Democratic leaders put forward a short-term bill to fund the federal government that doesn’t replenish […]

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