Senate Ag Democrats Focus on Rural Care, Republicans on Inflation – DTN Mar 24, 2022

    🕔Mar 24, 2022
    At a hearing Tuesday, Democratic members of the Senate Agriculture Committee focused on how Agriculture Department rural development programs can improve health care, elder care, childcare, and behavioral care, while […]

    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 […]

    Senate Tax Bill Hits $1 Trillion Snag – DTN Dec 4, 2017

    🕔Dec 4, 2017
    The vaunted Senate tax-cutting bill appeared to be sailing through on Thursday until a small number of GOP senators raised concerns over $1 trillion in added debt over the next […]

    Cotton Designated as “Other Oilseed ” in FY18 Ag Appropriations Bill Jul 20, 2017

    🕔Jul 20, 2017
    Cotton producers are among the “winners” in today’s release of the FY18 Agriculture Appropriations bill approved by the Senate Appropriations Committee today (July 20, 2017).  The bill officially designated cotton […]

    GMO Label Compromise Reached in the Senate – DTN Jun 23, 2016

    🕔Jun 23, 2016
    After months of negotiations, Senate Agriculture Committee Chairman Pat Roberts and ranking member Debbie Stabenow on Thursday released a bill that requires mandatory disclosure labels for most foods with genetically […]

    Semi-Truck Amendment Fails to Pass U.S. House – DTN Nov 4, 2015

    🕔Nov 4, 2015
    On Tuesday night, the House of Representatives rejected an effort pushed by the semi-truck industry, and backed by groups such as the Soy Transportation Coalition, to permit six-axle, 91,000 pound […]

    Clean Water Rule: EPA Won’t Have to Start Over – DTN Nov 3, 2015

    🕔Nov 3, 2015
    The U.S. Senate on Tuesday took its best shot at turning back the waters of the United States rule only to come up short in a key procedural vote that […]

    Senate Passes Agriculture Reauthorizations Act – DTN Sep 22, 2015

    🕔Sep 22, 2015
    The Senate passed a single bill to reauthorize the Livestock Mandatory Price Reporting Act, the U.S. Grain Standards Act and the National Forest Foundation Act, Senate Agriculture Committee Chairman Pat […]

    Bills Clear Senate Committee – Grain Inspections, Livestock Price Reporting – DTN Sep 17, 2015

    🕔Sep 17, 2015
    The Senate Agriculture Committee passed a package of bills on Thursday that reauthorizes and updates laws on grain inspections, mandatory livestock price reporting and the National Forest Foundation. Several agriculture […]

    Senate Panel Approves Bill to End Clean Water Act Pesticide Permits – DTN Aug 6, 2015

    🕔Aug 6, 2015
    Republicans in a Senate committee on Wednesday took another shot at overturning a 2009 court ruling that led to duplicate permit requirements for pesticide applicators near waters of the United […]


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