The House has passed a tax bill. The Senate is working on one, but keeps coming up with new ideas to make it more palatable to some but harder to swallow for others — Democrats, and a few Republicans who will be crucial to passing something that can go to conference, where the battle will resume.
Sonny Perdue enjoyed an amicable start to his Senate confirmation hearing to become the next USDA Secretary of Agriculture, receiving bipartisan compliments in a meeting that concluded in just over two hours. Read moreRead More »
U.S. Annual Crop Plantings – A Record High “… 89.5 million acres of soybeans [were] planted in the United States for 2017, up 7 percent from last year …”, according to the Acreage report released by the USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) – For corn, the “… area planted[…]Read More »