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Day ahead – May 17, 2018: House decides on farm bill amendments, US-China talks continue, WOTUS timeline shifts again

The House cleared just a few amendments to the farm bill, a win for Agriculture Committee Chairman Rep. Mike Conaway (R-Texas). Meanwhile, US-China trade discussions continue and the timeline for replacing for the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Waters of the US (WOTUS) rule has shifted again.

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Farm bill headed to House floor, Democrats criticize SNAP changes

The House started debate on a rule for bringing the chamber's version of the farm bill to the floor, with Democrats continuing to criticize Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) changes and Republicans threatening to move the legislation forward on their own.

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House Farm Bill amendments filed, rule for debate up next

Amendments to the House Farm Bill – 103 in all – were filed last week ahead of a deadline, and this week the House Rules Committee will hold two sessions to craft a rule for debate of the bill on the House floor. Before any floor action, Republicans are still pressing to secure the votes needed for the bill's passage.
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What threat does ‘lab-grown’ meat pose to the traditional livestock sector?

It is now five years since so-called ‘artificial meat’ was successfully grown in a Dutch laboratory at a cost in excess of $300,000 per lb. But cost of production of this proteinaceous substance, claimed to be an exact nutritional substitute for beef, pork or chicken meat produced on the farm, has now fallen dramatically.

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White House meeting brings apparent shift in biofuel exports counting toward RFS

Indications are that the Trump administration is now backing a shift in US biofuel policy that they previously opposed while the push toward year-round sales of E15 is moving forward.

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Perdue hosts food waste roundtable at USDA

Food waste came sharply in focus at a USDA roundtable May 8 with Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue, Reps. Chellie Pingree (D-Maine) and David Young (R-Iowa), food industry leaders and non-profit groups.

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Rat study suggests glyphosate can cause harm at ‘safe’ levels

A new study suggests glyphosate, the world's most widely-used herbicide, can have adverse health effects at levels considered safe by EPA. The research finds glyphosate can disrupt sexual development, genes and beneficial gut bacteria and may add to growing controversy about the safety of the popular pesticide.

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EPA extends comment period for controversial species assessment

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Day ahead – May 17, 2018: House decides on farm bill amendments, US-China talks continue, WOTUS timeline shifts again

The House cleared just a few amendments to the farm bill, a win for Agriculture Committee Chairman Rep. Mike Conaway (R-Texas). Meanwhile, US-China trade discussions continue and the timeline for replacing for the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Waters of the US (WOTUS) rule has shifted again.

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Day ahead – May 16, 2018: House to debate farm bill, Pruitt faces lawmakers, NAFTA deal may miss deadline

The House is slated to begin debate on its version of the Farm Bill today (May 16), while in the Senate, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Scott Pruitt is will to face questions from lawmakers over recent ethics issues and the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS). In addition, there are signs a deal on updates to the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) will miss a May 17 legislative deadline suggested by House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.).

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Pesticide policies in farm bill spark controversy

The House version of the 2018 Farm Bill could be a big win for agrochemical registrants and users.

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House Farm Bill amendments filed, rule for debate up next

Amendments to the House Farm Bill – 103 in all – were filed last week ahead of a deadline, and this week the House Rules Committee will hold two sessions to craft a rule for debate of the bill on the House floor. Before any floor action, Republicans are still pressing to secure the votes needed for the bill's passage.
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Farm Policy & Programs

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Rat study suggests glyphosate can cause harm at ‘safe’ levels

A new study suggests glyphosate, the world's most widely-used herbicide, can have adverse health effects at levels considered safe by EPA. The research finds glyphosate can disrupt sexual development, genes and beneficial gut bacteria and may add to growing controversy about the safety of the popular pesticide.

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Day ahead – May 18, 2018: China drops probe into US sorghum shipments, immigration surfaces in House farm bill debate

China ended an antidumping and antisubsidy investigation into US sorghum, dialing back trade tensions as high-level officials continue trade talks. Meanwhile, immigration policy continues to be part of the House farm bill debate, with some Republicans demanding a vote on the Goodlatte immigration reform plan in exchange for their yes vote on the farm bill.
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EPA extends comment period for controversial species assessment

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Day ahead – May 18, 2018: China drops probe into US sorghum shipments, immigration surfaces in House farm bill debate

China ended an antidumping and antisubsidy investigation into US sorghum, dialing back trade tensions as high-level officials continue trade talks. Meanwhile, immigration policy continues to be part of the House farm bill debate, with some Republicans demanding a vote on the Goodlatte immigration reform plan in exchange for their yes vote on the farm bill.
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Day ahead – May 17, 2018: House decides on farm bill amendments, US-China talks continue, WOTUS timeline shifts again

The House cleared just a few amendments to the farm bill, a win for Agriculture Committee Chairman Rep. Mike Conaway (R-Texas). Meanwhile, US-China trade discussions continue and the timeline for replacing for the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Waters of the US (WOTUS) rule has shifted again.

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Farm bill headed to House floor, Democrats criticize SNAP changes

The House started debate on a rule for bringing the chamber's version of the farm bill to the floor, with Democrats continuing to criticize Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) changes and Republicans threatening to move the legislation forward on their own.

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