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    The House Farm Bill--Part II

    Apr 26, 2018 01:53 PM

    This blog describes the portions of the House farm bill not included in last week's blog--titles covering trade, rural development, credit, agricultural research, forestry, horticulture, and miscellaneous issues.

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    The House Farm Bill Begins to Take Shape

    Apr 19, 2018 10:52 AM

    The House Agriculture Committee marked up a farm bill on April 18, reported out of Committee on a party line vote. This blog describes key changes to the four largest titles: nutrition, commodities, crop insurance, and conservation.

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    How Dairy Sped Past Other Industries To Advance Farm Sustainability

    Mar 20, 2018 04:00 AM

    Unlike many sectors of agriculture, the dairy industry has successfully woven together disparate supply chain stakeholders to adopt common best practices and advance consumer outreach. 

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    Mandatory Farm Program Cuts in FY19 Budget Proposal

    Mar 16, 2018 11:05 AM

    In addition to the discretionary cuts to USDA funding described in last week's blog, the President's FY19 budget also proposed $254 billion in cuts over ten years to programs in the four main titles of the farm bill, nutrition, crop insurance, commodities, and conservation.

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    Sustainable Brands Invites Food Leaders To Vancouver Conference

    Mar 16, 2018 09:26 AM

    The event brings together more than 3,000 attendees, 75% of whom are decision-makers, from global brands such as Amazon, DanoneWave, Ford, Google, Kellogg Company, Nestle, PepsiCo and Walmart.

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    Judge Calls Testimony of Anti-Roundup Experts "Shaky"

    Mar 14, 2018 04:51 PM

    A lawsuit claiming Monsanto Co.’s popular weed killer Roundup causes cancer was dealt a blow by a judge’s conclusions that the opinions of the experts testifying against it are "shaky," a potentially devastating development for the case getting to trial.

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    Deal Reached to Adjust Tax Break on Grain Sales

    Mar 14, 2018 03:58 PM

    Congressional committees and farm groups have crafted language to fix a provision in the federal tax overhaul that gave an unintended tax advantage to farmers who sell their crops to cooperatives instead of other buyers. 

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