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Daybreak geese

Agri-Pulse Daybreak for March 16, 2017

WASHINGTON, Mar. 16, 2017 - President Trump is releasing budget proposals this morning that will call for deep spending cuts across the federal government, including at USDA, EPA and other agencies. Trump’s targets at USDA will include the nation's flagship international food aid program, Food for Peace.
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mulvaney

Farm groups urge lawmakers, Cabinet members to protect crop insurance

WASHINGTON, March 13, 2017 – As members of Congress meet to consider budget proposals and annual spending bills, a group of 59 farm, environmental, credit and young farmers organizations circulated letters today – urging them to “protect crop insurance and recognize its central importance to farmers, lenders and all of rural America.”
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Lucas and Peterson

Lesson #1: Every farm bill is unique – the last one was a doozy

(Editor’s note: This is the first in a series of articles in our new Agri-Pulse series: “The seven things you should know before you write the next farm bill.” Each segment provides important background and ‘lessons learned’ that can help inform and stimulate debate before formal work starts on writing the next farm bill.)
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budget watch

Trump budget being watched for attacks on USDA programs

WASHINGTON, Jan. 25, 2017 - President Donald Trump’s team has been plotting to use his first budget plan to make a case that he’s serious about cutting spending and weeding out programs considered unnecessary. Word leaked just ahead of the president’s inauguration that advisers were developing proposals based on...
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