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 […]

U.S. House Tax Package is Jam-Packed, Includes Biodiesel Tax Credit – DTN

🕔Nov 29, 2018House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady, R-Texas, released a tax and oversight package Monday that includes retirement and other savings enhancements, legislation to redesign the Internal Revenue Service, […]

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 […]

Trade Issue: Sugar Market Not So Sweet – DTN

🕔Aug 15, 2018The U.S. sugar market has stabilized since the latest agreements with Mexico went into effect, but flat consumption patterns and a global glut of sugar pose problems for the future, […]

News Groups Challenge USDA Shut Down of Early Commodity Info – DTN

🕔Aug 6, 2018Bloomberg News, Dow Jones/The Wall Street Journal, the National Press Club, the National Press Foundation and DTN/The Progressive Farmer have sent a letter to Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue challenging USDA’s […]

Ag Labor: H-2C Program, E-Verify Will Harm Longtime Work Force – DTN

🕔Jul 27, 2018Coalitions of farm groups are at odds over whether the House should vote this week on a bill introduced last week by House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte, R-Va., to […]

Ag Trade: Trump’s Aid Plan Called ‘Gold Crutches’ – DTN

🕔Jul 26, 2018Reactions vary wildly to the Trump administration’s plans to provide $12 billion in aid to American farmers through direct assistance, food purchases and trade promotion. While farm groups largely thanked […]

Farm Bill Defeated in U. S. House – Now What? – DTN

🕔May 21, 2018The cheers and jeers were all over the spectrum Friday after the House of Representatives failed to pass its version of the farm bill following a raucous debate this week. […]

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 […]

Trump Tariffs: Farmers Have Most to Lose Say U.S. Farm Groups – DTN

🕔Mar 27, 2018President Donald Trump late Thursday imposed tariffs on $60 billion in Chinese goods on the grounds that China had treated U.S. companies unfairly by coercing them into surrendering trade secrets […]

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