Friday Farm News 2/23/18 – (Audio)

KLGR Farm Director Dustin Hoffmann

Taking a look at Farm News for your Friday. Senator Ted Cruz is going out of his way to make himself an enemy of agriculture, especially in states that supported him in his last Presidential bid, including Iowa. Lawmakers there are trying to gain support to stop his filibuster, and the National Corn Growers claim that he isn’t protecting refineries from the RFS, he’s really protecting sketchy business practices by unscrupulous investors who made sure they got paid even if refinery workers did not. Also, Mexico has upped it’s import of Brazilian corn in the face of uncertain NAFTA negotiations.

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