Trump Proposes Budget Cuts to USDA – DTN Feb 11, 2020

    🕔Feb 11, 2020
     The White House released President Donald Trump’s budget proposal for fiscal-year 2021 on Monday, which proposes many of the same cuts the Trump administration has proposed for USDA and agricultural […]

    President’s Ag Budget Proposal Causes Some Hand-Wringing – DTN Mar 13, 2019

    🕔Mar 13, 2019
    Despite some lobbying last month by the crop-insurance industry, the Trump administration’s budget proposal for Fiscal Year 2020 again calls for reducing crop-insurance premiums, lowering income eligibility and reducing crop-insurance […]

    Farm Bill Round 1: Cotton, Dairy, and the President’s Budget Feb 15, 2018

    🕔Feb 15, 2018
    If the farm bill is reauthorized in 2018, the events of the last week will have been the first round. First, Congress revised the Agricultural Act of 2014 (the 2014 […]

    Trump Budget Proposes Cuts to Crop Insurance and SNAP – Farm Policy Feb 13, 2018

    🕔Feb 13, 2018
    On Monday, the Trump administration released its budget proposal for fiscal year 2019. Like last year, the budget outline contained proposed cuts to crop insurance and the SNAP program.  Today’s […]

    Conservation: Proposed Budget Cuts Deeply Into Programs Feb 13, 2018

    🕔Feb 13, 2018
    Today, the National Association of Conservation Districts (NACD) released the following statement regarding President Donald Trump’s budget for conservation programs in the 2019 fiscal year. “Once again, this administration is […]

    Crop Insurance: Two Senators Target Cuts to Save $21.1Bln – DTN Nov 13, 2017

    🕔Nov 13, 2017
    Corn and soybean farmers saw no benefit this fall from adding the harvest price option to their crop insurance plan, but that wasn’t enough to stop a pair of senators […]

    Ag Research: Funding for Federal Facilities Falls Far Short of Needs Jul 27, 2017

    🕔Jul 27, 2017
    In discussing the agricultural budget, it is easy to focus in on commodity support, nutrition, and environmental programs and ignore the cost of maintaining the agricultural research facilities that are […]

    House Proposed Budget Cuts Ag by $10Bln – Expect a Showdown – DTN Jul 19, 2017

    🕔Jul 19, 2017
    House Budget Committee Chairwoman Diane Black, R-Tenn., on Tuesday released a fiscal year 2018 budget proposal that calls for a $10 billion cut in programs under the control of the […]

    Farm Policy: Perdue Discusses White House Budget – Crop Insurance, Research, Dairy Jun 14, 2017

    🕔Jun 14, 2017
    The Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture held a hearing yesterday to discuss the President’s FY2018 budget request and heard testimony from Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue.  Recall that late last month, Sec. […]

    Crop Insurance: Trump Cuts Would Eliminate Harvest Price Option and Limit Farm Size Jun 14, 2017

    🕔Jun 14, 2017
    Editor’s Note: For Tables and Figures see the Source Link at the bottom of the article. The Administration’s budget would cut $58.7 billion from crop insurance or about $6 billion […]


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