January 28, 2020

Ag Policy Agenda – Climate Change Issues; Weather Concerns; Trade Developments; School Lunch Program; and Political Notes

Ag Policy Agenda – Climate Change Issues

DTN Ag Policy Editor Chris Clayton reported yesterday that, “Agriculture policy should focus on job creation in 2010, the chairman of the Senate Agriculture Committee explained to DTN in a December interview.

“Much of the policy focus for Congress will be to attempt to finish work started in 2009 while gauging just what is practical before November’s mid-term elections.

“Senate Agriculture Committee Chairman Blanche Lincoln, D-Ark., said her committee will work on green energy with the goal to ‘create jobs and put our economy back on the right track … We’re going to be looking towards focusing on creating jobs in rural communities. That will probably be a big issue for us.’”