FarmPolicy

October 13, 2019

Thursday Morning Update: Policy Issues; Estate Tax; Trade; and, Biofuels

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Policy Issues

The House Agriculture Subcommittee on General Farm Commodities and Risk Management will hold a hearing this morning to take a closer look at Farm Bill implementation issues.

Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack and Deputy Agriculture Secretary Krysta Harden were both guests on yesterday’s AgriTalk radio program with Mike Adams, where a good deal of the discussion focused on the Farm Bill.

During a portion of his discussion with Dep. Sec. Harden (related FarmPolicy.com transcript here), Mr. Adams asked, “What’s your feel overall how implementation’s been going?”

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