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Agri-Pulse Daybreak for March 1, 2017

WASHINGTON, Mar. 1, 2017 - President Trump used his first speech to Congress last night to outline an ambitious agenda that includes $1 trillion in infrastructure spending as well as tax cuts and health care and immigration reform.
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Whole-farm policies start to catch on

WASHINGTON, Mar. 1, 2017 - As Congress prepares to write a new farm bill, the new Whole Farm Revenue Protection (WFRP) policies that USDA is offering under a pilot program authorized by the 2014 farm law are showing signs of catching on with the diversified farms they were designed to serve.
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Imbalance between beet and cane sugar spurs concern

March 1, 2017 - For the past couple of years the supply of sugar from beets has been rising while prices have dropped, expanding a rift between beet and cane sugar producers and spurring government and industry analysts to consider whether USDA can continue treating the two commodities as one.


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