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Shutdown Agreement Funds USDA through Fiscal Year
Shutdown Agreement Funds USDA through Fiscal Year Features | 02/13/2019

The agreement that averts the threatening government shutdown funds the Department of Agriculture and other federal agencies without a final budget through the current fiscal year, which began last October.

Democrats Green New Deal Calls for Working with Ag to Eliminate Greenhouse Gasses
Democrats Green New Deal Calls for Working with Ag to Eliminate Greenhouse Gasses Features | 02/12/2019

The “Green New Deal” introduced by Democrats last week seeks to work with farmers and ranchers to achieve “net zero greenhouse gas emissions.” The resolution is nonbinding, which means it would create no new programs if it did pass Congress....

Pelosi: Not There Yet on USMCA
Pelosi: Not There Yet on USMCA Features | 02/11/2019

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says “we’re not there yet” on reaching an agreement on the U.S.-Mexico Canada trade pact in Congress.

FFA Members Celebrate Agriculture and Leadership During National FFA Week
FFA Members Celebrate Agriculture and Leadership During National FFA Week Features | 02/09/2019

Agriculture is part of our daily lives—from the food we eat to the clothes we wear. Next week, nearly 670,000 FFA members across the country will share the story of agriculture as part of National FFA Week.

U.S. and EU Trade Discussion Not Progressing Well
U.S. and EU Trade Discussion Not Progressing Well Features | 02/09/2019

Preliminary trade discussions between Washington and Brussels aren’t going well. In fact, Politico says the talks now appear to basically be an effort to not jump into a full-on trade war.

Lawmakers Looking Closer at Trump’s Trade Policies
Lawmakers Looking Closer at Trump’s Trade Policies Features | 02/08/2019

The agriculture group Tariffs Hurt the Heartland commissioned a study on the impact of the trade was on the U.S. economy if the trade war with China picks up again in March, when a temporary truce between the countries runs...

EPA and Army Announce Public Hearing on Proposed New “Waters of the United States” Definition
EPA and Army Announce Public Hearing on Proposed New “Waters of the United States” Definition Features | 02/08/2019

The EPA and the Army will hold a public hearing on the proposed new “Waters of the United States” definition in Kansas City with sessions on February 27 and 28, 2019.

Ag Officials from Canada, Mexico, to Attend USDA Outlook Forum
Ag Officials from Canada, Mexico, to Attend USDA Outlook Forum Features | 02/05/2019

Agriculture leaders of Canada and Mexico will speak at the USDA 95th Agricultural Outlook Forum later this month.

Mid-America Begins 2019 on a High Note:  Business Confidence Falls to Lowest Level in Three Years.
Mid-America Begins 2019 on a High Note: Business Confidence Falls to Lowest Level in Three Years. Features | 02/04/2019

The January Creighton University Mid-America Business Conditions Index, a leading economic indicator for the nine-state region stretching from Minnesota to Arkansas, rose to its highest level since September of last year signaling solid growth for the region over the next...

Nebraska and Neighboring States’ Ag Property Taxes as a Percentage of State Net Farm Income Compared to US Average, 1950-2017
Nebraska and Neighboring States’ Ag Property Taxes as a Percentage of State Net Farm Income Compared to US Average, 1950-2017 Features | 02/04/2019

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