Balanced Reporting. Trusted Insights. Thursday, February 21, 2019

Articles by Philip Brasher

Trump backs spending deal to avert shutdown

Assured of President Donald Trump's support, the Senate and then the House passed a fiscal 2019 spending agreement Thursday to avert another government shutdown and fund USDA, Interior, FDA and other departments and agencies important to agriculture through Sept. 30.
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Cotton growers anxious as trade war lingers

Cotton growers have been patient with President Donald Trump’s trade war with China, by far their most important customer. After all, they’ve had their own frustrations with China for years. But cotton growers say that patience is running short as planting season nears.
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