Tag: Chris Clayton

The Rise of the Rural Vote and the Potential Trade Aftermath that Follows — Chris Clayton

The pollsters got it wrong, actually they got it very wrong. With amazing support from rural America, Donald Trump will be the next president of the United States. In the wee hours of the morning, Chris Clayton, Ag Policy Editor, DTN joined me to discuss why rural America shocked the world and whether Trump will… Read more »

The Super Bowl of U.S. Elections Calls TPP Ratification into Doubt

You can’t turn on a U.S. news program and avoid witnessing the political polarization of America in front of your eyes. The current presidential election between Trump and Clinton has been like no other, and the debate last Monday was just one example. Although you wouldn’t know it from the mainstream media coverage, both candidates actually… Read more »

Chris Clayton of DTN Discusses the Passing of the US Farm Bill

In a story that you thought might never come to a close, the US Farm Bill has finally moved closer to becoming passed legislation. This week Shaun Haney caught up to Chris Clayton, Ag Policy Analyst, DTN to discuss the US Farm bill and what it means for US farmers, in terms of crop insurance… Read more »

What Does the Expiration of the U.S. Farm Bill Mean for Farmers?

I’ll be the first to admit that the U.S. political system with its two houses, governors and senators and congressmen sets my head spinning. I also find it fascinating, as wrangling rules and regulations for so many people just seems like an overly daunting task. It would appear that our friends to the south also… Read more »