January 20, 2020

Farm Bill; Trade; and Biofuels

Categories: Audio /Budget /Ethanol /Farm Bill

Farm Bill Issues

DTN Ag Policy Editor Chris Clayton reported yesterday that, “USDA’s chief economist found himself on the spot Tuesday trying to defend USDA’s controversial livestock marketing rule, which senators argued oversteps USDA’s authority and will cost the livestock industry dearly.

Three major issues were raised repeatedly at a hearing on livestock held by the Senate Agriculture Committee: the USDA livestock marketing rule, ethanol subsidies and trade agreements.”