The most significant policy issue of 2018 looms large over the outlook for the new year. Ag leaders of both parties say actions on trade in the first half of 2019 will decide agriculture’s fate for years to come.
House and Senate negotiators have reached a deal on a 2018 farm bill. That agreement now awaits scoring from the Congressional Budget Office to make sure it meets fiscal constraints for farm bill funding.
Chip Flory joins the DC Signal to Noise podcast to talk about the political message being sent with this week's WASDE report. Is the export picture really as glum as the World Board makes it out to be?