Tag: farm economy

WHITE HOUSE EXPLORES NEW FARMER BAILOUT PLAN

Farmers, lawmakers business execs and global investors alike looked to President Trump for clues on how long the trade showdown with China could last. Trump suggested Monday that the standoff could last years. Tuesday, Trump offered conflicting forecasts, musing that a deal could come in the next month but also predicting a furious economic battle … Read More

FARM BUREAU, FARMERS UNION UNITE ON BANKRUPTCY BILL

The Family Farmer Relief Act of 2019 would help more family farmers avoid liquidation or foreclosure, allowing them to stay in operation, the American Farm Bureau Federation and National Farmers Union said in a joint letter to congressional lawmakers. The legislation would raise the Chapter 12 operating debt cap. “Lifting the liability cap will expand … Read More