Balanced Reporting. Trusted Insights. Thursday, January 27, 2022

Articles by Philip Brasher

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Climate assistance, farm bill prep on Congress’ 2022 agenda

Congress heads into an election year with clouds over two major pieces of legislation that are seen as critical to helping farmers benefit from efforts to cut greenhouse gas emissions. Lawmakers also are expected to begin farm bill hearings this year, and they will have to keep the government funded for the rest of the fiscal year.
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Wheat harvest

GAO finds disparities in 2019 trade assistance

The 2019 version of the Trump administration’s Market Facilitation Program overestimated trade damages and was marked by regional payment disparities among farmers growing the same crops, according to an investigation by the Government Accountability Office.
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