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Lame-Duck Session a Risk for Farm Bill Passage

Dan Farm Bill, Industry News Release, Legislative

The current farm bill is set to expire on Sunday. Top lawmakers now admit they will likely have to finish putting together a new farm bill after the November 6th midterm election. Politico says the timing isn’t surprising to most observers. There’s been a lot more sniping between House and Senate negotiators than there have been signs of progress over …

heitkamp

Heitkamp: Trade War Strikes at Rural Economies

Dan Industry News Release, Trade

North Dakota Senator Heidi Heitkamp says if President Trump follows through with tariffs on China announced this week China’s retaliation would be “both strong in quantity and gravity.” The comments come as China indicated it would impose retaliatory trade barriers that are against U.S. goods if the administration follows through with the threat, causing soybean prices to plummet to a …