“This is not your grandfather’s farm bill.”
Mary Kay Thatcher, now the senior lead of Federal Government Relations with Syngenta, shared her insights about the current farm bill, which passed the House Agriculture Committee this week. It passed on a straight party-line vote of 26-20. Every farm bill (she’s been through eight farm bills) is difficult, Thatcher said. The 2018 farm bill is more challenging, since there is no incremental money available from the federal budget.
Data collection can help spur changes that best work to improve water quality, say Iowa Soybean Association officials.
By Daniela Desantis and Mariel Cristaldo
ASUNCION, April 19 (Reuters) - The son of a key figure in
Paraguay's 1954-1989 dictatorship is expected to easily win the
presidency in Sunday's election, but his party is projected to
lose seats in Congress, complicating his business-friendly
All Democrats on the committee voted against the bill and all Republicans voted for it.
President Donald Trump signaled that he’s serious about the U.S. rejoining the Trans-Pacific Partnership as a means to counteract China’s growing influence and leadership along the Pacific Rim.