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  1. Top Ag News
    Congress Agrees on Farm Bill Extension

    Congress has agreed to extend the 2018 Farm Bill until September 2024, which was included in the agreement to extend government funding. […]

    November 20, 2023
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    Keep an Eye on These Possible Tax Code Changes

    There’s never a dull moment in the world of agriculture tax and policies. The last few weeks of 2023 are no different. […]

    November 2, 2023
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    House Speaker Appointment Brings Ag Legislation Back to the Floor

    With the appointment of Louisiana Representative Mike Johnson as the Speaker of the House of Representatives, lawmakers can again focus on pressing […]

    October 30, 2023
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    Arkansas Enforces Foreign Land Ownership Restriction

    Arkansas lawmakers have made a landmark decision to enforce foreign land ownership restrictions. Governor Sarah Huckabee Sanders has since ordered Syngenta, a […]

    October 20, 2023
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    Bipartisan Effort Champions Research Into Livestock Consolidation

    On the heels of the Cattle Price Discovery and Transparency Act, U.S. Senators Randy Feenstra (R-IA) and Elissa Slotkin (D-MI) have introduced […]

    September 14, 2023
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    Prop 12-Inspired EATS Act Faces Bipartisan Backlash

    The controversial Ending Agricultural Trade Suppression (EATS) Act is facing more pushback in Congress. The legislation aims to block California’s Proposition 12. […]

    September 5, 2023
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    SAVE Act Seeks to Reclaim Use of Common Cheese Names

    American dairy producers have enjoyed marketing parmesan, feta and other common cheeses worldwide for the past 20 years. But an aggressive European […]

    August 7, 2023
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    Reliable Rail Serve Act Introduced in Bipartisan Effort to Alleviate Rail Shipper Challenges

    Legislation that addresses unreliable service and high costs for rail shipping has been re-introduced to Congress. U.S. Senators Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) and […]

    July 5, 2023
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    Bipartisan Bill Seeks to Incorporate Livestock Disaster Relief into Farm Bill

    Senators John Hoeven (R-ND) and Jon Tester (D-MT) introduced legislation last week that would incorporate the Livestock Disaster Relief Act in the […]

    June 29, 2023
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    A Farm Bill Extension May Be On the Horizon

    A short-term extension of the 2023 farm bill may be required, according to lawmakers on the House and Senate ag committees. Chairwoman […]

    June 26, 2023