Ag Policy Blog
Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor

Monday 01/14/13

Smithsonian to Spotlight Agricultural Innovation
The American Farm Bureau has announced a partnership with the Smithsonian Institute to find items from farmers and ranchers to help spotlight innovation in agriculture over our nation's history.[Read Full Blog Post]
Posted at 11:48AM CST 01/14/13 by Chris Clayton | 0 Comments | Post a Comment
 

Sunday 01/13/13

Farm Bureau President Points to Victories and Battles Ahead
Bob Stallman said farmers won legislative victories in tax policy with permanent reform of estate taxes and capital-gains taxes. While some farm groups have frequently called for eliminating the estate tax altogether, estate taxes were set at a $5 million exemption and a 40% rate.[Read Full Blog Post]
Posted at 8:40PM CST 01/13/13 by Chris Clayton | Post a Comment
Comments (5)
See http://www.debbieschlussel.com/58082/remember-the-good-old-days-when-astronauts-did-parades-not-gun-grabbing-using-their-semi-veggie-wives-video/#more-58082
Posted by Lon Truly at 7:56AM CST 01/14/13
I do not have the time to follow up on yours and Rics references. I still work for a living. I think the Dems., Repubs. and TEA Parties are all to liberal, but thanks to the Farm Bureau and the likes, I can continue getting info. and opinions from those I probably do not agree with. For whatever benefit that may be.
Posted by Bonnie Dukowitz at 8:30AM CST 01/14/13
I followed the link, and found the "snarkiest" Lady Blogger since Anne Coulter, but with a bit more on the ball. I subscribed, but likely, as with everyone else, I probably won't agree with everything she says or thinks. Bonnie, you know you're my favorite "snarky" Commentator. Ric
Posted by Ric Ohge at 9:42AM CST 01/14/13
I know many did not like Vilsack's comments on rural america but it is absolutely true. Economically and produce wise it is very important. Politically it is falling into irrelivance because those that really produce something are now the minority in the voters.
Posted by CRAIG MOORE at 12:51PM CST 01/14/13
Sounds like the annual meeting was more of a venting/rant for political losers! A vote against Sharia law??? A vote to see how many favor Romney over Obama? Really relevant time consuming issues to mull over! Hope they played some good old 1950's sitcoms where women and "the colored folk" knew their place.
Posted by Jay Mcginnis at 7:32AM CST 01/16/13
Blog Home Pages
January  2013
S M T W T F S
      1 2 3 4 5
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
27 28 29 30 31      
Subscribe to Ag Policy Blog RSS
Recent Blog Posts
  • Attention Turns to House on TPA After Senate Passage
  • Ethanol Hopes to Open Exports to Japan
  • Resolution of COOL Likely to Drag On
  • EPA Spokesperson: 'We Followed law on WOTUS'
  • Final WOTUS may be Released this Week
  • Sage Grouse, Prairie Chicken Listing Blocked by Defense Bill Provision
  • Ag Lauds Senate Vote on Trade
  • Iowa Offers Cost-Share on Conservation Practices
  • House Votes to Kill EPA Waters of the U.S. Rule
  • DuPont Versus Trian Creates a Lot of Intrigue for Agriculture
  • Getting into Compliance with USDA Conservation Rules
  • Ag Groups Take on Bankers Over Farm Credit System
  • Brazil Questioning U.S. Farm Programs as Crop Prices Slide
  • Chicago to Consider E15 Mandate
  • TPA Critics Complain About Provision on Biotech Crops
  • The EU is Endlessly Unpredictable on Biotechnology
  • Trying to Feed the World? So What Does That Mean to Me?
  • Trade Promotion Takes Center Stage in Senate on Earth Day
  • Looking Differently at Rural America and Climate Change
  • USDA Touts Organic Growth as Organic Advocates Sue