Ag Trade Aid II: $15 Billion More for Farmers? – DTN

🕔May 15, 2019Senate Agriculture Appropriations Subcommittee Chairman John Hoeven, R-N.D., said Tuesday he hopes that within “a week or so” the Trump administration will announce a program of trade aid to farmers […]

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 […]

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 […]

Ag Trade: Trump’s Aid Plan Called ‘Gold Crutches’ – DTN

🕔Jul 26, 2018Reactions vary wildly to the Trump administration’s plans to provide $12 billion in aid to American farmers through direct assistance, food purchases and trade promotion. While farm groups largely thanked […]

New Tax Law Put Farmer Cooperatives in Financial Jeopardy – DTN

🕔Jan 24, 2018Iowa grain companies have told Sen. Charles Grassley that the Section 199A provisions benefiting cooperatives “would put them out of business if we don’t do something” and revise the new […]

Farm Business: Pros and Cons of the Tax Law Changes – DTN

🕔Jan 23, 2018While members of Congress try to deconstruct a tax-law change that drives farm sales to cooperatives over private companies, farmers are taking advantage of the law change and wondering whether […]

Ag Policy: Roberts Continues to Lead Senate Ag Committee, 2017

🕔Jan 7, 2017U.S. Senator Pat Roberts, R-Kan., has been tapped to lead the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry during the 115th Congress, continuing his efforts to put the concerns of […]

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