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    Inflation Reduction Act Awaits President’s Signature, What it Means for Ag

    With the U.S. House passing the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) with a vote of 220 to 207, it now shifts to the […]

    August 16, 2022
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    $20 Billion for Voluntary Conservation Practices Passed by Senate Democrats

    Democratic Senators passed legislation Sunday that includes $20 billion for voluntary conservation practices. Vice President Kamala Harris ended up casting the tie-breaking […]

    August 9, 2022
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    House Passes Ag Spending Bill, No Anti-Ag Amendments Included

    This week, the U.S. House of Representatives passed six FY23 federal funding bills, including the 2023 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug […]

    July 28, 2022
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    Ocean Shipping Reform Act Passes U.S. House

    The U.S. House of Representatives passed legislation Wednesday to update U.S. international ocean-shipping laws for the first time in more than 20 […]

    December 10, 2021
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    Legislators Propose Measures to Increase Cattle Market Transparency

    To provide cattleman with increased visibility and leverage in the cattle market, the U.S. House Ag Committee unanimously passed the “Cattle Contract […]

    October 22, 2021
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    National Cattlemen’s Beef Association Advocates for Federal Protection of Family-Owned Businesses

    The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) recently authored a letter to congress, advocating for protection for family-owned farms and ranches from tax […]

    September 9, 2021
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    Approved $43 Billion Bill Will Expand Rural Broadband

    A $43 billion bill from the House Agriculture Committee was introduced and approved this week to bring broadband service to hundreds of […]

    July 16, 2021
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    $200 Billion of Ag Climate Funding Proposed by Lawmakers

    Late last week 30 Democrats in the House and Senate sent a letter to congressional leaders requesting “a substantial investment in farmers, […]

    June 1, 2021