Rural Projects in Infrastructure Bill – DTN Aug 4, 2021

🕔Aug 4, 2021
USDA’s rural watershed and flood prevention program is just one area that will see an injection of funds under the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (H.R. 3684) as the Senate […]

Disaster Aid Added to USDA Funding Bill – DTN Aug 4, 2021

🕔Aug 4, 2021
The Senate Agriculture Appropriations Subcommittee on Monday approved a $25.85 billion fiscal year 2022 bill for the Agriculture Department and related agencies, including $7 billion in disaster aid. The subcommittee […]

Ag Policy: New Bill Would Ban Chinese Land Ownership – DTN Jul 2, 2021

🕔Jul 2, 2021
It would be illegal for the Chinese government or its state-run companies to own farmland in the U.S., and land currently owned by Chinese companies would be excluded from receiving […]

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 Plan Would Raise Farm Taxes, Says Specialist – DTN Apr 30, 2021

🕔Apr 30, 2021
President Joe Biden’s plans to raise capital gains and estate taxes would raise taxes on farmers and ranchers despite the Biden administration’s statements that farms and family businesses would be […]

Vilsack Addresses House Ag Appropriations Subcommittee – DTN Apr 16, 2021

🕔Apr 16, 2021
In a three-hour, wide-ranging hearing, U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack told the House Agriculture Appropriations Subcommittee on Wednesday that USDA will end the Farmers to Families Food Box Program established […]

Big Issues Facing Farming in 2021 – DTN Jan 15, 2021

🕔Jan 15, 2021
Farm labor, broadband and infrastructure, climate change and sustainability, and ensuring diversity in agriculture were among the biggest issues the president of the American Farm Bureau Federation and the CEO […]

Trump Signs COVID Relief Bill – DTN Dec 29, 2020

🕔Dec 29, 2020
President Donald Trump signed the combined fiscal year 2021 omnibus appropriations and COVID-19 relief bill late Sunday after threatening to veto it. The presidential signature means that, as part of […]

Key Ag Groups Building Bridges With Biden Team – DTN Dec 8, 2020

🕔Dec 8, 2020
Leaders from several major farm organizations that had put together a white paper on agricultural issues before the election are talking about some of those challenges with the incoming Biden […]

Congressional Ag Leadership Will Have Plenty Of Balls To Juggle in 2021 – DTN Dec 8, 2020

🕔Dec 8, 2020
Arkansas Sen. John Boozman is looking forward to the opportunity to take the lead for Republicans on the Senate Agriculture Committee in the next Congress. With Senate Agriculture Committee Chairman […]

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