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Rural

Is Trump willing to ‘deal’ on proposed energy cuts?

WASHINGTON, Mar. 22, 2017 - President Donald Trump explained in his 1987 book The Art of the Deal that “my style of deal-making is quite simple and straightforward. I aim very high, and then I just keep pushing and pushing and pushing to get what I’m after.
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Ag infrastructure is a broad challenge, speakers say

WASHINGTON, Mar. 22, 2017 - There is a whale of a lot more needed than a robust farm bill to build the kind of substructure needed to sustain America’s rural and agricultural economy, according to the speakers on a rural infrastructure panel at the Farm Bill Summit sponsored by Agri-Pulse this week in Washington.
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Judge tosses Iowa Water Works case

WASHINGTON, D.C., March 18, 2017 – A federal judge has dismissed the lawsuit by Des Moines Water Works against three drainage districts in Northwest Iowa, prompting a huge sigh of relief from the agriculture sector.
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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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