Farm Trade Aid, Part 2: Perdue Says $14 Per Acre Possible – DTN

🕔Jul 25, 2019USDA will provide more information on the distribution of trade aid to farmers to compensate them for the loss of China markets by the end of the week, Agriculture Secretary […]

World Food Prize Laureate Awarded for Seed Development – DTN

🕔Jun 13, 2019World Food Prize Foundation President Kenneth Quinn announced Monday, in a ceremony at the State Department, that Simon Groot, a Dutch vegetable breeder who developed seeds that have benefited farmers […]

China Trade: U.S. Wants Broader Ag Commodities; Protection for U.S. Tech – DTN

🕔Feb 26, 2019The Trump administration wants China to promise to buy a broad range of agricultural commodities, not just soybeans, in the trade negotiation that is underway, Agriculture Deputy Secretary Steve Censky […]

Shutdown Moves in Congress – DTN

🕔Jan 11, 2019Ten Republicans joined House Democrats on Thursday to pass a fiscal year 2019 Agriculture appropriations bill. The legislation is not supported by Senate and House Republican leaders or by President […]

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 […]

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