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A Positive Path for Rural America

🕔16:14, 5.Feb 2018

Anne Hazlett, the USDA’s Assistant to the Secretary for Rural Development, recently spoke of a signed executive order that created an Agricultural and Rural Prosperity task force.  More than 21 different federal agencies with resources to help rural communities gathered

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Changes to Section 179 Still a Possibility Updated

🕔11:52, 16.Dec 2014

On December 16th,  the U.S. Senate passed a $42 billion package of tax incentives which includes an extension of Section 179 for 2014 only.  H.R. 5771, or the Tax Extenders Bill was passed by the House on December 3, 2014,

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Another Farm Bill Extension Coming? Updated

🕔08:56, 26.Jun 2013

We haven””t seen the last of this year””s farm bill proposal.

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U.S. DOT to Discuss Regulations for Farm Equipment on Roadways Updated

🕔16:57, 30.Jul 2011

The Department of Transportation is looking for the public’s opinion on driving tractors and combines on public roads – the highest profile option being discussed is the possible requirement of the operator to have a Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) to

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