Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Alan Guebert reflects on Congress' slow, circular march to some legislative nowhere as September days evaporate.
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Alan Guebert reflects on comments made by a pair of ag experts about the White House's announcement about its $12 billion tariff mitigation package July 24.
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Alan Guebert says U.S. farmers have every right to howl over the administration's "mitigation" payment schemes and its counterproductive tariff policy.
Capitol dome, Washington D.C., Farm and Dairy file photo

Alan Guebert says a hallmark of the Trump administration’s management of farm policy is picking fights that are as costly to win as they are to lose.
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Allan Guebert recalls the steady way his father lived and died.

Alan Guebert reflects on what lies ahead for the dairy industry.
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While the Senate and House each passed versions of the farm bill earlier this summer, neither is in a hurry to combine them before leaving Capitol Hill.
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History shows that farm trade standoffs are short-term arguments that can be handled. The lasting problem is when they ignite global economic fires.
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On the southern Illinois dairy farm of Alan Guebert's youth, July was a slow, sweet bridge between spring's hard hustle and fall's quickening step.

Allan Guebert recalls some of the feedback — both positive and negative — he's received in regards to his column this year.
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