Trump Plan To Fund Infrastructure Gets Mixed Reviews – DTN

🕔Feb 13, 2018Farm leaders largely had praise Monday for the Trump administration’s infrastructure plan, which calls for spending $200 billion in federal funding over 10 years, including a special $50 billion pot […]

Crop Insurance: Two Senators Target Cuts to Save $21.1Bln – DTN

🕔Nov 13, 2017Corn and soybean farmers saw no benefit this fall from adding the harvest price option to their crop insurance plan, but that wasn’t enough to stop a pair of senators […]

NAFTA: Ag Lobbyists Speak Out, Not All in Agreement – DTN

🕔Nov 10, 2017House Agriculture Committee leaders and a group of prominent farm lobbyists on Tuesday called on the Trump administration not to withdraw from the North American Free Trade Agreement and to […]

Trump Tax Reform Plan Gets Mixed Response from Farm Groups – DTN

🕔Nov 3, 2017House Republicans released a long-awaited tax-reform and tax-cutting plan that lowers tax rates for corporations and families, but forces both businesses and families to give up or reduce some favorite […]

Farm Groups ‘Encouraged’ by Trump Tax Reform Preview – DTN

🕔Sep 28, 2017Groups such as the American Farm Bureau Federation were “encouraged” by the initial framework for tax reform put on the table Wednesday by Republican leaders in Congress. Zippy Duvall, president […]

U.S. Court of Appeals Rules Gray Wolf is Protected Despite Farm, Ranch Losses – DTN

🕔Aug 8, 2017Though farmers in the upper Midwest continue to fend off the gray wolf from harming livestock, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit on Tuesday reversed […]

Trump’s USDA Cuts Unacceptable; Don’t Expect Perdue to Step Out – Policy Pennings

🕔Jul 3, 2017It is difficult to get the agriculture community, as a whole, to agree on anything. The most recent exception: the Trump budget’s proposed cuts to the United States Department of […]

WOTUS: EPA Turning Back the Clock – Remember 2015? – DTN

🕔Jun 29, 2017The federal government is turning back the clock on the controversial waters of the United States, or WOTUS, rule — quite literally — with a proposal announced on Tuesday to […]

2018 Ag Budget Could Put Farmers Underwater – No One is Smiling – DTN

🕔May 24, 2017President Donald Trump’s 10-year budget proposal for USDA handed down Tuesday essentially serves as the White House’s marker, calling for roughly $240 billion in cuts in the next farm bill. […]

Farm Bureau President Talks Policy, Politics at USDA Outlook Forum – DTN

🕔Feb 27, 2017Agriculture and rural America have “the greatest opportunity in the history of this country” to change policies for the benefit of American farmers, the president of the American Farm Bureau […]

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