A draft budget continuing resolution would cap funding for the Commodity Credit Corporation and put Market Facilitation Program payments as well as other Farm Service Agency payments in jeopardy. Pro Farmer Policy Analyst Jim Wiesemeyer weighs in on the policy and the politics of the move and whether Democrats will, indeed try to hold up tariff aid payments.
Meanwhile, talks are intensifying over resolution to the Renewable Fuels Standard and waivers for small refiners, including a possible deal to reallocate all 4.2 billion gallons waived for those so-called small refiners. Wiesemeyer has the latest details on the back and forth and the push back from oil interests in this week's DC Signal to Noise Podcast.
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