Many races for the House, Senate, and state offices could prove to have an outsized impact on farmers and ranchers across the country as Democrats look to achieve midterm gains and Republicans try to sell the accomplishments of the last two years to voters.
President Trump will meet with the chairmen of the House and Senate Agriculture committees on Thursday and is expected to insist that the final farm bill include tighter work requirements on food stamp recipients, according to a source familiar with the meeting plans.
WASHINGTON, Sept. 20, 2017 – Organizations representing producers of U.S. corn, soybeans and wheat offered strong support for legislation introduced in the Senate today that would double funding for two federal cost-share programs designed to spur overseas demand for the nation’s three biggest crops and other agricultural products.
WASHINGTON, September 20, 2017 - A bipartisan group of U.S. senators is urging U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer to “directly engage” with the Brazilian government to end Brazil’s recently reinstated 20 percent tariff on ethanol imports in excess of 600 million liters annually.
WASHINGTON, Mar. 16, 2017 - In order to extend the Reid vapor pressure (RVP) waiver to ethanol blends above 10 percent, senators Deb Fischer, R-Neb., Joe Donnelly, D-Ind., and Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, have introduced the Consumer and Fuel Retailer Choice Act.