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Sorghum Notes

Oct 19

Sorghum Notes | October 19, 2017

SORGHUM E-Notes October 19, 2017 NATIONAL SORGHUM PRODUCERS: the voice of the sorghum industry Senate Passes Budget Resolution The Senate Agriculture Committee passed its 2018 budget resolution late Thursday evening further paving the way for tax reform and development of the 2018 Farm Bill. Unlike the House version, which included instructions for a $10 billion cut […]

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Oct 12

Sorghum Notes | October 12, 2017

SORGHUM E-Notes October 12, 2017 NATIONAL SORGHUM PRODUCERS: the voice of the sorghum industry PLC Payments Issued Beginning this month, farmers and ranchers across the country will be receiving more than $8 billion in payments through the Price Loss Coverage (PLC) and Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) programs for the 2016 crop year. PLC and ARC programs […]

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Oct 5

Sorghum Notes | October 5, 2017

SORGHUM E-Notes October 5, 2017 NATIONAL SORGHUM PRODUCERS: the voice of the sorghum industry NSP Names 2018 Legislative Committee Members National Sorghum Producers board of directors Chairman Don Bloss has appointed five new members to the NSP Legislative Committee. These members include Mike Brooks of Colorado, Devin Schierling of Kansas, Rex Rush of New Mexico, […]

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Sep 28

Sorghum Notes | September 28, 2017

SORGHUM E-Notes September 28, 2017 NATIONAL SORGHUM PRODUCERS: the voice of the sorghum industry Tax Reform Plan Unveiled President Donald Trump unveiled a tax reform plan Wednesday that could provide tax relief for corporations and small businesses, including farmers and ranchers, and eliminate the estate tax. The specific impacts on agriculture are still unknown. One […]

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Sep 21

Sorghum Notes | September 21, 2017

SORGHUM E-Notes September 21, 2017 NATIONAL SORGHUM PRODUCERS: the voice of the sorghum industry Confirmation Hearing Held for Two USDA Nominees The Senate Agriculture Committee held a confirmation hearing Tuesday for Steve Censky, the nominee for deputy agriculture secretary, and Ted McKinney, the nominee for the newly created position of undersecretary for trade and foreign […]

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Sep 14

Sorghum Notes | September 14, 2017

SORGHUM E-Notes September 14, 2017 NATIONAL SORGHUM PRODUCERS: the voice of the sorghum industry NSP Hires New Relationship Manager Christi Stulp has joined the National Sorghum Producers staff as relationship manager. Stulp will lead the efforts of the Industry Partner and Elevator-Member programs. Stulp joins NSP after having spent the last nine years farming with […]

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Sep 7

Sorghum Notes | September 7, 2017

SORGHUM E-Notes September 7, 2017 NATIONAL SORGHUM PRODUCERS: the voice of the sorghum industry NSP Chairman Testifies at Nebraska Farm Bill Listening Session Trade and crop insurance improvements were among the many issues discussed at a farm bill listening session held at the Nebraska State Fair September 1. Nebraska’s Congressional delegation gathered to hear input on […]

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Aug 31

Sorghum Notes | August 31, 2017

SORGHUM E-Notes August 31, 2017 NATIONAL SORGHUM PRODUCERS: the voice of the sorghum industry Hurricane Harvey Wreaks Havoc on Agriculture Hurricane Harvey hit the Texas Gulf Coast and parts of Louisiana hard this week, wreaking havoc on people, homes, businesses and farms. President Donald Trump visited Corpus Christi, Texas, and Austin on Tuesday for briefings with […]

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Aug 24

Sorghum Notes | August 24, 2017

SORGHUM E-Notes August 24, 2017 NATIONAL SORGHUM PRODUCERS: the voice of the sorghum industry WOTUS Comment Period Extended The public comment period deadline on the Waters of the United States rule has been extended to September 27. The flawed WOTUS rule, which threatened the livelihood of farmers and ranchers all across the nation, was halted by both […]

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Aug 17

Sorghum Notes | August 17, 2017

SORGHUM E-Notes August 10, 2017 NATIONAL SORGHUM PRODUCERS: the voice of the sorghum industry First Round of NAFTA Negotiations Begin  Trade representatives from Canada, Mexico and the U.S. are in D.C. this week for the first round of renegotiating the North American Free Trade Agreement. The second round is scheduled for early September in Mexico. […]

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