Policy

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11 Feb, 2019

Legislation Would Rein In Administration’s Ability to Impose Tariffs

Policy | By: Jim Dickrell

The legislation would ensure that Section 232 tariffs were used only for true national defense security purposes.

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05 Feb, 2019

WATCH: AgDay Goes One-On-One With USDA Secretary Sonny Perdue

Policy | By: Clinton Griffiths

Watch AgDay's Clinton Griffiths go one-on-one in an interview with USDA Secretary Sonny Perdue.

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05 Feb, 2019

Farmers Beat Steady Drum Of Support For Trump

Policy | By: Rhonda Brooks

Farmer support for President Donald Trump is holding steady to nudging slightly higher than it was a month ago, according to the latest Farm Journal Pulse.

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31 Jan, 2019

New Legislation To Allow Whole Milk In School Cafeterias

Policy | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

A new piece of legislation called the Whole Milk for Healthy Kids Act of 2019 (H.R. 832) will allow whole milk to be allowed in school nutrition programs.

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30 Jan, 2019

Will China Change Its Fundamental Business Practices? Probably Not.

Policy | By: Rhonda Brooks

Tom Vilsack, president and CEO of the U.S. Dairy Export Council, shares his thoughts on trade and U.S. agriculture. 

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28 Jan, 2019

Dairy Producers Don't Need A Wall

Policy | By: Mike Opperman

Let’s provide a more secure identification system and work to keep good employees here.

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25 Jan, 2019

Government Shutdown to End, 3-Week Funding Agreement Reached

Policy | By: Jim Wiesemeyer

President Donald Trump and congressional leaders have a deal to reopen government agencies through Feb. 15.

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22 Jan, 2019

FSA Employees Plan To Report To Work On Thursday

Policy | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

Several USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) county-level employees who work in multiple states told AgWeb.com on Monday night that they are reporting back to work this Thursday, Jan. 24.

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21 Jan, 2019

China's 2018 Economic Growth Sinks To 3-Decade Low

Policy | By: The Associated Press

China’s 2018 economic growth fell to a three-decade low, adding to pressure on Beijing to settle a tariff war with Washington.

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17 Jan, 2019

The Checkoff Research Investment Is Paying Off

Policy | By: Mike Opperman

Checkoff dollars go to support National Dairy Council, which supports research to identify the health benefits of dairy products. 

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