FarmPolicy

July 21, 2019

Farm Bill; EPA (Pesticide Issues); Trade; Biofuels; Ag Economy; and Traceability

Farm Bill: Political Notes- Budget and Spending

Damian Paletta, Jonathan Weisman and Laura Meckler reported in Saturday’s Wall Street Journal that, “President Barack Obama will call for new government spending on infrastructure, education and research in his State of the Union address Tuesday, sharpening his response to Republicans in Congress who are demanding deep budget cuts, people familiar with the speech said.

“Mr. Obama will argue that the U.S., even while trying to reduce its budget deficit, must make targeted investments to foster job growth and boost U.S. competitiveness in the world economy.”

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