House Passes Ag Labor Bill – DTN Dec 12, 2019

🕔Dec 12, 2019
The House late on Wednesday passed the Farm Workforce Modernization Act by a vote of 260 to 165, passing legislation that has strong backing from most agricultural groups, but is […]

2020 House Election Forecast – DTN Nov 15, 2019

🕔Nov 15, 2019
One year from the 2020 general election, more than half of the Democrats on the House Agriculture Committee are facing less-than-“solid” chances of retaining their seats, but the Democrats appear […]

House Ag Committee Approves Commodity Futures Trading Commission Bill – DTN Nov 1, 2019

🕔Nov 1, 2019
After the House Agriculture Committee on Wednesday approved a bipartisan bill to reauthorize the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, House Agriculture Chairman Collin Peterson, D-Minn., said the bill “sends a strong […]

Ag Trade: Japan Agrees to Buy U.S. Corn, Wheat – DTN Aug 28, 2019

🕔Aug 28, 2019
President Donald Trump and Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe announced Sunday that the two countries have reached a trade deal that will involve large Japanese purchases of U.S. corn and […]

Farm Trade Aid, Part 2: Perdue Says $14 Per Acre Possible – DTN Jul 25, 2019

🕔Jul 25, 2019
USDA 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, 2019

🕔Jun 13, 2019
World 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, 2019

🕔Feb 26, 2019
The 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, 2019

🕔Jan 11, 2019
Ten 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, 2018

🕔Dec 13, 2018
The 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, 2018

🕔Nov 29, 2018
House 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, […]

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