U.S. lawmakers are close to resolving a problem with the new federal tax law that gives grain cooperatives an unintended market edge over private companies.
WASHINGTON, Feb 8 (Reuters) - U.S. lawmakers are close to
resolving a problem with the new federal tax law that gives
grain cooperatives an unintended market edge over private
companies, but have had a hard time getting agreement among
members of the farm sector, a Republican senator said on
With more than $.5 billion in hand, Wall Street investor Tad Gordon and feed specialist Dennis Harms created the biggest pig complex the U.S. had ever seen.
In January, 43% said their farms were financially worse off than a year ago, compared with a barometer high of 81 in August 2016.
Waiting for the spring thaw, the farm sector outlook appears as gray as a winter day, with another year of big crops and low commodity prices on the horizon.
Mary Kay Thatcher plans to join Syngenta's Washington, D.C. office as senior lead of Federal Government Relations in mid-February.