February 27, 2020

Doha Flickers

Categories: Doha / Trade /EU /Farm Bill

Additional news regarding the Doha round of W.T.O. trade talks is now available at the German Marshall Fund’s Trade & Development webpage. For complete details, just click here.


Farm Bill: Budget Concerns Persist

Categories: Budget /Ethanol /Farm Bill

I. Budget Concerns
II. Johanns Speech
III. Farm Bill Issues

I. Budget Concerns

Jerry Perkins reported in today’s Des Moines Register that, “High commodity prices will give authors of the next farm bill their stiffest challenge, the chairman of the House Agriculture Committee said Wednesday at the National Ethanol Conference.

“U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson, D-Minn., told the 2,000 attendees at the ethanol conference that projected spending in the 2007 farm bill would be about 45 percent less because of Congressional Budget Office projections for high corn, soybean and other crop prices.

“Those projections will guide how much money will be available for the next five-year farm bill.”