USDA Preparing to Roll Out Disaster Aid – DTN Feb 11, 2022

🕔Feb 11, 2022
USDA is “moving quickly” to deliver on $10 billion in disaster aid for droughts, hurricanes, winter storms and other natural disasters that hit producers in 2020 or 2021, USDA’s undersecretary […]

Can NRCS Absorb Conservation Fund Bump? – DTN Feb 4, 2022

🕔Feb 4, 2022
Though the Build Back Better Act remains stalled in Congress, the top Republican on the House Agriculture Committee questioned Wednesday whether USDA would be ready to dole out what would […]

Livestock: House Clears Cattle Contract Library – DTN Dec 9, 2021

🕔Dec 9, 2021
As Congress tries to clear off some legislation before wrapping up the year, the House on Wednesday passed four bills the House Agriculture Committee had urged the full House to […]

Herbicides: Republicans Criticize Recent EPA Regs – DTN Nov 24, 2021

🕔Nov 24, 2021
A group of 33 Republican legislators sent a letter to EPA on Monday, decrying the agency’s recent regulatory actions on several ag pesticides, including chlorpyrifos, glyphosate and atrazine. The letter […]

Ag Policy: Democrats Hope for Action Following Election Losses – DTN Nov 5, 2021

🕔Nov 5, 2021
After key election losses such as the Virginia governor’s race, House Democrats are seeking to move ahead on President Joe Biden’s domestic policies with an expected vote on the $1.75 […]

Ag Disaster Aid Added to Funding Bill – DTN Oct 1, 2021

🕔Oct 1, 2021
Farmers and ranchers whose operations were struck by natural disasters in 2020 or 2021 will receive new aid relief as part of a $10 billion provision added to the government […]

House Ag Committee Debates Budget, Taxes – DTN Sep 14, 2021

🕔Sep 14, 2021
Members of the House Agriculture Committee rose early Monday to vote along party lines to advance nearly $66 billion in spending for research, rural development and forestry programs that will […]

House Ag Committee Advances Disaster Aid – DTN Jul 29, 2021

🕔Jul 29, 2021
The House Agriculture Committee on Tuesday advanced a bill to provide as much as $8.5 billion in supplemental disaster aid for farmers and ranchers who faced disaster both in 2020 […]

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 […]

Tax Changes Would Hit Ag Hard, Say Experts – DTN Jun 16, 2021

🕔Jun 16, 2021
The number of farms and ranches paying more in taxes would be dramatically higher if proposed tax code changes affecting agriculture become reality, a new study from Texas A&M’s Agricultural […]

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