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IMF calls on Thailand to end costly rice subsidies

posted on November 15, 2013 at 5:55 PM

The International Monetary Fund called on Thailand to drop its multibillion dollar subsidies for rice growers, saying the program is undermining confidence in the country's finances. Full Story

Ethanol Supporters Mark Anniversary

posted on March 15, 2013 at 4:57 PM

Ethanol Supporters Mark Anniversary
Ethanol enthusiasts celebrated this week. But the reason for the milestone was not welcomed by all. The American Coalition for Ethanol held what it called a birthday party in Washington, D.C., complete with a cake. Full Story

Market to Market (December 7, 2012)

posted on December 7, 2012 at 7:20 PM

Market to Market (December 7, 2012)
Full Program: Lawmakers hoping to avert the Fiscal Cliff eye billions of dollars in government farm spending. Tougher immigration policy leads to a shortage of farmworkers in the nation’s Salad Bowl. Market analysis with Jamey Kohake. Full Story

Market to Market (February 24, 2012)

posted on February 24, 2012 at 8:30 PM

Market to Market (February 24, 2012)
Full Program: Crude oil prices approach a 52-week high, giving motorists a major pain at the pump. Current and former USDA Secretaries discuss the future of American Agriculture. In the wake of glyphosate-resistant plants, soldiers press on in the "war on... Full Story

Market to Market (February 17, 2012)

posted on February 17, 2012 at 8:30 PM

Market to Market (February 17, 2012)
Full Program: President Obama proposes a record $3.8 trillion annual budget. USDA enjoys a modest increase in its funds, but some subsidies appear to be doomed. And the next leader of China travels to the Heartland to rekindle friendships and expand... Full Story

GOP Debate Casts Light on U.S. Sugar Policy

posted on January 27, 2012 at 8:48 AM

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - The Republican presidential race waded, atleast for one night, into the grainy details of U.S. policy towardsugar.     Newt Gingrich's answer to a question about it during a GOPdebate Monday night stood out... Full Story

President unveils jobs bill, targets agriculture for cuts

posted on September 23, 2011 at 6:24 PM

President unveils jobs bill, targets agriculture for cuts
President Obama pressures lawmakers to move swiftly on his American Jobs Act. Full Story

Republicans warn against waiving air subsidy cuts

posted on August 19, 2011 at 11:47 AM

Republican lawmakers warned Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood in a letter this week against waiving cuts in subsidies for air service to 10 rural communities unless he can show it would be too difficult for residents to reach a larger airport. Full Story

Ethanol Subsidy Still at Risk

posted on August 18, 2011 at 6:04 PM

Ethanol Subsidy Still at Risk
Ethanol subsidies still in peril if approved programs go unfunded. Obama Administration support of biofuels remains strong Full Story

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