Election http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/taxonomy/term/5537/more en Election Results Will Change Congressional Agriculture Makeup http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/issues/election-results-will-change-congressional-agriculture-makeup <div class="field-byline"> Source: National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>With the election over, it is now clear there will be a modest number of changes to the congressional committees that deal directly with agricultural issues. What the agriculture committees look like for the next session of Congress looms large if the new farm bill is postponed until 2013 rather than being finished up in the lame duck session of this Congress that starts next week. If the new five-year farm bill is finalized in the lame duck session, new members may be somewhat less inclined to join the agriculture committees.</p></div> <p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/issues/election-results-will-change-congressional-agriculture-makeup" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/issues/election-results-will-change-congressional-agriculture-makeup#comments Issues Election Fri, 09 Nov 2012 22:14:00 +0000 72271 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Obama, Romney Weigh In on More Agriculture Priorities http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/issues/obama-romney-weigh-more-agriculture-priorities <div class="field-byline"> Source: American Soybean Association </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>With the national spotlight on the race for the White House, the American Soybean Association (ASA) reached out to President Barack Obama and former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney for each candidate’s points of view on issues critical to soybean farmers. Obama and Romney offered their positions on the farm bill and crop insurance, estate tax, biodiesel, biotechnology, trade, research, regulations and transportation and infrastructure.</p></div> <p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/issues/obama-romney-weigh-more-agriculture-priorities" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/issues/obama-romney-weigh-more-agriculture-priorities#comments Issues American Soybean Association Election Mon, 15 Oct 2012 18:30:00 +0000 71611 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Corn Caucus Project Presidential Report Card Released http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/issues/corn-caucus-project-presidential-report-card-released <div class="field-byline"> Source: Iowa Corn Growers Association </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>The Iowa Corn Growers Association (ICGA), in partnership with the National Corn Growers Association, released the Corn Caucus Project Presidential Report Card, a reference guide to presidential candidates’ positions on agricultural policies.</p></div> <p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/issues/corn-caucus-project-presidential-report-card-released" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/issues/corn-caucus-project-presidential-report-card-released#comments Issues Election Thu, 01 Dec 2011 20:01:00 +0000 62581 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com 2010 Election Results Likely Mean Status Quo for Agriculture, Farmers http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/issues/2010-election-results-likely-mean-status-quo-agriculture-farmers <div class="field-byline"> Source: Purdue University </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p> &nbsp;</p> <p> Farmers who favor continuation of federal commodity payments should come away from Tuesday&#39;s election feeling good, says Otto Doering, a Purdue University agricultural economist.</p></div> <p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/issues/2010-election-results-likely-mean-status-quo-agriculture-farmers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/issues/2010-election-results-likely-mean-status-quo-agriculture-farmers#comments Issues Election Farm Programs Fri, 05 Nov 2010 00:43:00 +0000 48461 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com New Ag Subcommittee Rosters http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/new-ag-subcommittee-rosters <div class="node-body article-body">The new roster of chairmen and members announced by Senate Agriculture Committee Chairman Tom Harkin (D-IA) and ranking</div> <p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/new-ag-subcommittee-rosters" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/new-ag-subcommittee-rosters#comments Election Tue, 14 Jul 2009 19:28:00 +0000 39564 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com