With the next round of talks to renegotiate the North American Free Trade agreement set to begin in Montreal this month, President Trump is telling America’s farmers and ranchers that he is dedicated to completing a new deal.
More than 50 organizations representing a variety of energy, agriculture, business, transportation and real estate stakeholders are urging Congress to approve a multi-year extension of a series of expired tax benefits, including the $1-a-gallon credit that subsidizes biodiesel, before the end of the year.
It was difficult for much of the U.S. ag sector to watch as President Donald Trump pulled the U.S. out of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) about 10 months ago and now the pain is sharpening as the remaining 11 countries appear to be on the verge of ratifying the massive trade pact without one of the founding members.
WASHINGTON, Oct. 11, 2017 - Early outreach to farmers and the development of business incubators dedicated to ag startups: Those were among the suggestions offered by entrepreneurs and their backers at a congressional hearing that looked at the potential for technology to transform agriculture.
WASHINGTON, Sept. 24, 2017 - Congressional Republicans will join the White House in rolling out a set of tax reform proposals this week that could have implications for farmers, depending on the mix of tax rates and deductions.