A new farm bill creates the opportunity to deal with current struggles with different commodities as well as potentially reward rural America for its support of President-elect Donald Trump, a prospect for U.S. Agriculture secretary said Monday at the DTN/The Progressive Farmer Ag Summit.
House Ag Committee Chairman Mike Conaway told delegates to the National Cotton council annual meeting that his committee would work with the Trump Administration to support trade. He also pledged to put cotton back in the farm bill as a covered commodity. Read moreRead More »
Senate Republicans on Thursday again used their majority to suspend committee rules and push through another Trump administration nominee, Scott Pruitt to lead the Environmental Protection Agency, bypassing Democrats who for the second day had refused to show up for a vote on his nomination. Read moreRead More »