Soy & Corn: Fears of Retaliation from Trump Policies – DTN

🕔Mar 2, 2018As the Commodity Classic show and expo wrapped up, farmers walked away worried they were seeing demand being undercut for both corn and soybeans because of different policy choices. Farmers […]

Commodity Classic: Ag Sec Perdue Voices Support of Ethanol and Corn Growers – DTN

🕔Mar 1, 2018Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue defended his support for the Renewable Fuel Standard on Wednesday as he spoke to farmers at Commodity Classic, making it clear that President Donald Trump “unequivocally” […]

RFS Changes: ‘No Deal’ in Washington

🕔Mar 1, 2018No deal was struck between senators and the Trump administration Tuesday at a White House meeting centered on proposed changes to the Renewable Fuel Standard, but two Iowa Republican senators […]

USDA Undersec. Confirmed After Cruz Holdup – DTN

🕔Mar 1, 2018Bill Northey was confirmed by voice vote in the U.S. Senate on Tuesday to be the next USDA undersecretary of agriculture for farm and foreign agricultural services, according to the […]

Ag Groups: Leave RFS Alone – DTN

🕔Feb 27, 2018With the agriculture economy struggling and the future of the Renewable Fuel Standard at the center of discussions at the White House early this week, ag interest groups are pressing […]

Ag Trade: Perdue Testifies on State of Rural Economy

🕔Feb 7, 2018Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue testified before the House Agriculture Committee on Tuesday morning  at a hearing on the “State of the Rural Economy.”  Recall that back in May, shortly after […]

Farm Bill: Ag Sec Perdue Releases Road Map of Principles – DTN

🕔Jan 26, 2018Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue laid out a four-page set of principles for the farm bill Wednesday during a trip to Pennsylvania. The summary of principles are largely broad in scope […]

RFS: Changes Needed to Address Market Speculation, says Perdue – DTN

🕔Dec 15, 2017Leaders in the biofuels industry wrote President Donald Trump on Friday after learning Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, had floated a proposal to the White House that would essentially cap prices […]

U.S. Farm Exports Hit 3rd Highest Level on Record

🕔Nov 20, 2017U.S. agricultural exports totaled $140.5 billion in fiscal year (FY) 2017, climbing nearly $10.9 billion from the previous year to the third-highest level on record, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny […]

NAFTA: Potential Ag Losses Increase Industry Anxiety – DTN

🕔Nov 17, 2017A group of 168 farm organizations and companies wrote all 50 governors on Tuesday seeking to defend the North American Free Trade Agreement, reflecting that agricultural groups are more than […]

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