Geopolitical analyst opines on U.S. politics, trade and NAFTA Dec 04, 2017 Peter Zeihan gives NAFTA 50/50 chance of surviving renegotiation. EPA announces final 2018 RVO numbers under RFS Nov 30, 2017 Numbers vary only slightly from proposed standards issued in July. Texas teen is tractor restoration champion Nov 22, 2017 Corey Verstraeten, 17, restored 1972 Oliver 1755 and won Delo Tractor Restoration Competition. USDA Crop Progress: Corn harvest progresses 13 points Nov 13, 2017 Winter wheat planting progress consistent with five-year average. Censky talks trade, taxes and regulations during Minnesota visit Nov 10, 2017 Deputy Agriculture Secretary also talks about labor and infrastructure. Trump's proposed 2018 budget cuts staff, crop insurance, food aid May 23, 2017 Proposal is first step in setting budget. U.S. beef bound for China by July May 12, 2017 One more round of consultations remains. Updated: Ag committee recommends Perdue nomination Mar 23, 2017 Senate Agriculture Committee held hearing on Sonny Perdue's nomination to be ag secretary on March 23.