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  1. Top Ag News
    Negotiators Reach Deal ‘In Principle’ to Avert Shutdown

    Congressional negotiators announced an “agreement in principle” Monday night on a broad spending bill they hope will satisfy President Donald Trump’s demands […]

    February 12, 2019
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    Light at End of Shutdown Tunnel

    Corn and soybean prices rallied Friday as news broke that the partial federal government shutdown would end with a three-week short-term funding […]

    January 28, 2019
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    House Bill Increases Disaster Relief for Farmers, Goes to Senate

    The House passed Jan. 16 the Disaster Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2019 (H.R. 268) by a vote of 237 to 187, and the bill […]

    January 18, 2019
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    Government Shutdown Timing Bad for Ag

    Editor’s Note: At the time of this writing, the partial federal government shutdown was in its 24th day with no clear end […]

    January 16, 2019
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    USDA to Reopen FSA Offices for Limited Services During Government Shutdown

    (Washington, D.C., January 16, 2019) – U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today announced that many Farm Service Agency (FSA) offices will […]

    January 16, 2019
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    Shutdown Impacting USDA Data and Programs- Market Signals Missing

    Shutdown Background Last week, Bloomberg writers Erik Wasson and Laurence Arnold explained that, “The U.S. government runs on 12 appropriations bills passed each year by Congress and […]

    January 14, 2019
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    Shutdown Moves in Congress

    Ten Republicans joined House Democrats on Thursday to pass a fiscal year 2019 Agriculture appropriations bill. The legislation is not supported by […]

    January 11, 2019
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    Farmers See Lack of Data, Loan Access as Another Layer of Uncertainty

    As the president and congressional Democrats keep fighting over border wall funding, farmers are feeling the impacts of the partial federal government […]

    January 10, 2019
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    USDA to Extend MFP Enrollment

    Farmers who had waited to enroll in the Market Facilitation Program will get a deadline extension once USDA Farm Service Agency offices […]

    January 9, 2019
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    January Crop Reports Delayed

    USDA will have to delay its bevy of crop reports initially slated for release Jan. 11 as the partial government shutdown moves […]

    January 7, 2019