Senate Ag Committee Advances U.S. Grain Standards Act Extension – DTN Jul 1, 2020

🕔Jul 1, 2020
The Senate Agriculture Committee on June 24 advanced a bill, via a voice vote, reauthorizing the U.S. Grain Standards Reauthorization Act (USGSRA) for another five years. The bill was widely […]

Coronavirus: Meat Packer Scrutiny Continues – DTN Jun 12, 2020

🕔Jun 12, 2020
Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, on Tuesday credited the Department of Justice for beginning “sweeping initiatives” against the country’s four largest meatpackers. Speaking to reporters during a weekly call, Grassley said […]

Coronavirus: Lawmakers Decry Ag Aid Cap – DTN Apr 27, 2020

🕔Apr 27, 2020
Bipartisan coalitions of senators and House members wrote to President Donald Trump on Thursday that the Agriculture Department’s payment limits on the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP) will limit its […]

Ag Trade: Finance Committee Advances USMCA to Full Senate – DTN Jan 9, 2020

🕔Jan 9, 2020
Taking another step to completing the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement, the Senate Finance Committee voted 25-3 on Tuesday to advance the trade deal to the full Senate. USMCA has been a priority […]

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 […]

Wheat, Rice: WTO Win for Farmers but No Guarantees – DTN Mar 1, 2019

🕔Mar 1, 2019
U.S. wheat and rice farmers got a big win over China announced Thursday by the World Trade Organization’s dispute settlement panel. But the victory could be short-lived because the Trump […]

Farm Bill in Shadow of Possible Shutdown #2 – DTN Feb 6, 2019

🕔Feb 6, 2019
USDA is moving forward with implementing the 2018 farm bill even as another government shutdown remains a possibility come Feb. 15, the No. 2 official at USDA said during a […]

Senate Ag. Committee Chair Announces Retirement – DTN Jan 7, 2019

🕔Jan 7, 2019
Kansas Sen. Pat Roberts, chairman of the Senate Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry Committee, announced Friday he would retire at the end of his term and not seek re-election in 2020.  […]

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 […]

Clock Ticking on Farm Bill Talks – DTN Nov 15, 2018

🕔Nov 15, 2018
Time is running short for farm bill negotiators to wrap up their work and complete the legislation for floor debates and a final vote this year, the chairman of the […]

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