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Sorghum Notes

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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Aug 10

Sorghum Notes | August 10, 2017

SORGHUM E-Notes August 10, 2017 NATIONAL SORGHUM PRODUCERS: the voice of the sorghum industry House Looks to Debate Ag Spending Bill in September The House Rules Committee announced Monday a plan to debate the final eight remaining fiscal 2018 appropriations bills, including agriculture, in a single package upon return from the August recess. House Rules Chairman […]

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Aug 3

Sorghum Notes | August 3, 2017

SORGHUM E-Notes August 3, 2017 NATIONAL SORGHUM PRODUCERS: the voice of the sorghum industry House in Recess, Senate still in Session The House has started their August recess, but due to healthcare debate delays, the Senate is scheduled to remain in session until mid-August. Though in recess, the House Ag Committee will continue hosting farm […]

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Jul 27

Sorghum Notes | July 27, 2017

SORGHUM E-Notes July 27, 2017 NATIONAL SORGHUM PRODUCERS: the voice of the sorghum industry NSP Vice Chair Dan Atkisson Testifies at Senate Agriculture Committee Hearing Dan Atkisson, National Sorghum Producers vice chair and Legislative Committee chair, testified Tuesday at the Senate Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry Committee hearing titled Commodities, Credit and Crop Insurance: Perspectives on […]

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Jul 20

Sorghum Notes | July 20, 2017

SORGHUM E-Notes July 20, 2017 NATIONAL SORGHUM PRODUCERS: the voice of the sorghum industry House Budget Committee Passes FY2018 Budget Resolution out of Committee The House Budget Committee worked late into Wednesday night on the mark up of the Fiscal Year 2018 Budget Resolution, which ended in an unanimous vote to pass the budget resolution. […]

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Jul 14

Sorghum Notes | July 13, 2017

SORGHUM E-Notes July 13, 2017 NATIONAL SORGHUM PRODUCERS: the voice of the sorghum industry Agriculture Spending Bill Advanced to House Floor The House Appropriations Committee advanced the fiscal year 2018 agriculture spending bill to the House floor by a voice vote yesterday. The bill provides $20 billion in discretionary spending programs at the United States Department […]

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Jul 6

Sorghum Notes | July 6, 2017

SORGHUM E-Notes July 6, 2017 NATIONAL SORGHUM PRODUCERS: the voice of the sorghum industry Congress in 4th of July Recess this Week Congress is in recess this week but will have a busy schedule when they reconvene Monday. The House will be working to finalize their budget resolution, which is expected to be revealed sometime next […]

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Jun 29

Sorghum Notes | June 29, 2017

SORGHUM E-Notes June 29, 2017 NATIONAL SORGHUM PRODUCERS: the voice of the sorghum industry Budget Deal Close, Conaway Putting Foot Down for Farm Bill Funding Budget negotiations lingered on this week as House Agriculture Committee Chairman Mike Conaway (R-Texas) stood his ground on his commitment to American agriculture, relentlessly defending policy funding that is vital to […]

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Jun 22

Sorghum Notes | June 22, 2017

SORGHUM E-Notes June 22, 2017 NATIONAL SORGHUM PRODUCERS: the voice of the sorghum industry NSP Submits Comments on Proposed Revisions to Biotech Regulations National Sorghum Producers submitted comments this week to the Federal Register on the United States Department of Agriculture’s proposed revisions to its biotechnology regulations (7 CFR part 340). NSP also sent a letter to the […]

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Jun 15

Sorghum Notes | June 15, 2017

SORGHUM E-Notes June 15, 2017 NATIONAL SORGHUM PRODUCERS: the voice of the sorghum industry Senate Ag, Nutrition, and Forestry Committee Hearing on Past and Future Research The U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry held a hearing today to review farm bill research programs and U.S. Department of Agriculture implementation of research activities. Chairman Pat Roberts […]

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