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Farm groups, lenders urge Congress to ensure access to credit

WASHINGTON, June 14, 2017 – A group of 21 farm and lending organizations, including the National Farmers Union and the American Bankers Association, is urging the leaders of the House and Senate Appropriations committees to make sure the country’s farmers and ranchers have adequate access to credit as they face another year of difficult economic conditions.
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Agri-Pulse Daybreak for March 24, 2017

WASHINGTON, Mar. 24, 2017 - Sonny Perdue did everything he had to do at his Senate confirmation hearing. President Trump’s nominee for agriculture secretary pledged repeatedly to be a “tenacious” advocate for agriculture.
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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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Agri-Pulse Daybreak for March 8, 2017

WASHINGTON, Mar. 8, 2017 - There’s a major new farm bill proposal on the table. The National Milk Producers Federation is recommending a series of changes to the Margin Protection Program to ensure dairy producers have a better shot at getting payments under the plan.
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