Ag Policy: U.S. Seeks Coalition for U.N. Food Summit – DTN Sep 17, 2021

🕔Sep 17, 2021
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack is in Florence, Italy, on a recruiting mission to create a “coalition for productivity growth” — a group of agricultural export countries to stress the role […]

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 […]

Rice: Historic Flooding Destroys Thousands of Acres Jun 21, 2021

🕔Jun 21, 2021
As the floodwaters from the recent weather event here recede, damage from these storms is still being assessed, though it is feared the areas impacted will be much greater than […]

Tax Plan Targets Stepped-Up Basis, Exempts Family Businesses – DTN Apr 29, 2021

🕔Apr 29, 2021
While fears of farm groups were realized Wednesday as the White House rolled out its tax proposals under the American Families Plan, the White House maintains elimination of stepped-up basis […]

Ag Policy: Growing Climate Solutions Act Introduced in Senate Apr 20, 2021

🕔Apr 20, 2021
Senate Agriculture Committee Chairwoman Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) and Senator Mike Braun (R-IN) introduced a new version of the Growing Climate Solutions Act today, a bill that aims to create a […]

Senate Ag Committee Wants to Get to Work – DTN Feb 3, 2021

🕔Feb 3, 2021
Incoming Senate Agriculture Committee Chairwoman Debbie Stabenow said Thursday that the confirmation hearing for Tom Vilsack, President Biden’s nominee for Agriculture secretary, scheduled for Tuesday, may depend on Senate leaders […]

Arkansas Rice Annual Meeting, Online, Feb. 8 Jan 14, 2021

🕔Jan 14, 2021
The Arkansas Rice Farmers and Arkansas Rice Council will hold their annual meeting virtually on Monday, February 8 at 1:00 pm. The COVID-friendly event will begin with an overview on […]

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 […]

This Week’s Election: Knowns And Unknowns – DTN Nov 5, 2020

🕔Nov 5, 2020
Farmers, by and large, are happy with the direction of the country under President Donald Trump, and the president’s rural support helped in some key Senate and House races in […]

Catfish Producers Can Make Case for Relief Funds May 28, 2020

🕔May 28, 2020
Catfish producers impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic have the opportunity to provide the U.S. Department of Agriculture information on why they should be eligible for economic assistance through the Coronavirus […]

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