Livestock: Cattle, Packers, and Mandated Cash Trade – DTN Jan 11, 2022

🕔Jan 11, 2022
With farmers and ranchers who are members of the American Farm Bureau Federation expected to hand down policy this week on cattle marketing legislation, speakers at the annual meeting have […]

Manchin Puts Build Back Better on Back Burner – DTN Dec 21, 2021

🕔Dec 21, 2021
The Biden administration’s plan to use farmers as a strategy against climate change is now in peril with Sen. Joe Manchin’s statements Sunday that he can’t support the Build Back […]

Rice Market: Senators Ask Biden Admin to Take India to the WTO Over Subsidies Dec 16, 2021

🕔Dec 16, 2021
Earlier today, 18 U.S. Senators sent a letter led by Senator John Boozman (R-AR) to U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai and U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack expressing support for […]

Herbicides: Republicans Criticize Recent EPA Regs – DTN Nov 24, 2021

🕔Nov 24, 2021
A group of 33 Republican legislators sent a letter to EPA on Monday, decrying the agency’s recent regulatory actions on several ag pesticides, including chlorpyrifos, glyphosate and atrazine. The letter […]

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 […]

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