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Mitch McConnell
Mar 22, 2020

GOP’s $2 Trillion Bill Adds Cash for Bailouts, States, Transit

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell unveiled a $2 trillion economic rescue package Sunday with money for middle-class taxpayers, the unemployed and even local governments.

Oil pump jack
Mar 03, 2020

Oil-State Senators Push Trump on Refinery Biofuel Waivers

The oil industry and its Capitol Hill allies are pressing the Trump administration to defend its decision to exempt oil refineries from requirements they blend biofuels into gasoline and diesel.

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Feb 26, 2020

Trump to Pare Biofuel Waivers for Refineries on Court Ruling

he Trump administration has decided to pare the number of waivers from biofuel mandates that it issues oil refineries, according to two people familiar with the matter.

John Deere sign
Feb 21, 2020

Deere Surges on Surprise Earnings Growth in Farm Recovery

Deere & Co. delivered an unexpected increase in earnings and maintained its annual outlook as early signs of stabilization in the U.S. farm sector offset a slowdown in construction.

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Feb 20, 2020

USDA's Own Numbers Cast Doubt on Trump’s China Farm Deal

It’s either going to be a boom fourth quarter for U.S. farmers, or that extra $12.5 billion in American agriculture purchases promised by China for this year isn’t happening.

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Feb 20, 2020

USDA Unveils Program to Reduce Environmental Impact of Farms

U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue announced an initiative to reduce the environmental impact of American farming.

China Tariffs
Feb 18, 2020

China Sets Up for U.S. Commodity Purchases With Duty Waivers

(Bloomberg) China is laying the groundwork to boost purchases of U.S. commodities as Beijing signals that it intends to honor its side of the trade deal with Washington.

Robert Lighthizer
Feb 12, 2020

U.S. Weighs Higher Tariff Ceilings in Bid for More Sway Over WTO

The U.S. is weighing a plan to increase its long-standing ceiling on tariffs in a move meant to trigger a renegotiation of relationships with fellow World Trade Organization members.

U.S., China
Feb 06, 2020

Soybeans Nudge Higher After China Makes Small Tariff Cut

Chicago soybean prices have been whipsawed in recent weeks as optimism over an initial U.S.-China trade pact was dampened by worries China may not be able to fulfill agricultural purchase pledges.