A proposal by Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, to essentially cap prices for renewable identification number credits at 10 cents apiece spurred major players in both the biofuels and commodity crops industries to send a letter Friday to President Donald Trump stating the senator's plan would undercut the RFS in rural America.
A broad array of agricultural groups sent a letter to Congress calling for more funding for USDA and FDA programs in the 2018 funding bill. Congress is still working on the bill, which likely will be delayed until at least mid-January before a final spending bill is approved.
The final tax-reform package is expected to be released Friday with several major compromises on tax rates and deductions that will affect farmers and small businesses for years to come.
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