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Tools to Help U.S. Agriculture Stay Competitive

Every five or so years, the U.S. Congress has the difficult task of trying to pass an act that will guide the future of the agriculture industry, while simultaneously trying to minimize the rural/urban divide. This act historically has gone by many names, but is universally known as the “farm bill” and sets the table for some of the most efficient and innovative minds to help feed the world. It’s never easy to pass, not due to partisan politics generally, but rather as a result of where Americans call home.

Ag Policy Blog: Former Agriculture Secretary Laments Gridlock on Farm Bill

Mike Johanns, who worked on farm bills as both an Agriculture Secretary and U.S. senator, is becoming less optimistic that Congress will complete a farm bill this year.
Johanns, in a phone interview with DTN, noted the problem with debate over the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program and mid-term elections are complicating the prospects.

A Message from Former Secretary of Agriculture Mike Johanns

A Message from Former Secretary of Agriculture Mike Johanns Mike Johanns was the U.S. Secretary of Agriculture from 2005-2007 as well as the Governor of Nebraska from 1999-2005 and the state’s U.S. Senator from 2009-2015. As alliantgroup’s Chairman of Agriculture, Johanns brings more than 30 years of experience at virtually every level of government and

Farmers Using The R&D Tax Credit – RFD-TV Interview With Former Ag Secretary Mike Johanns

Farmers Using The R&D Tax Credit - RFD-TV Interview With Former Ag Secretary Mike Johanns Mike Johanns was the U.S. Secretary of Agriculture from 2005-2007 as well as the Governor of Nebraska from 1999-2005 and the state’s U.S. Senator from 2009-2015. As alliantgroup’s Chairman of Agriculture, Johanns brings more than 30 years of experience at

Politico speaks with Secretary Johanns on the R&D credit and the upcoming farm bill

Farmers have a lot on their wishlist for tax reform, should Congress ever get to it, but former Agriculture Secretary Mike Johanns says many in agriculture aren’t taking advantage of a key credit already available to them. The former Nebraska governor, who led the USDA under President George W. Bush before serving a stint in the Senate, is on a mission to get farmers to use the federal R&D tax credit. That provision provides a dollar-for-dollar credit when a business tries something new in its operation, Johanns told MA.

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Scottsbluff Star Herald sits down with Secretary Johanns

Johanns’ new role: Helping ag producers navigate tax credits SCOTTSBLUFF — Mike Johanns has worn many hats. He was governor of Nebraska, former Secretary of Agriculture, and a U.S. senator. Johanns has now joined Houston-based tax consultancy firm alliantgroup, as its chairman of agriculture. The firm specializes in the area of government-sponsored credits and incentives,
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AGWired features Johanns in Zimfo Bytes

Former U.S. Secretary of Agriculture, Mike Johanns, is joining alliantgroup as the firm’s new Chairmen of Agriculture. Mahindra North America and RFD-TV are honoring first responders with an essay contest. Police departments, firefighter departments, and EMTs are eligible to be nominated by anyone over the age of 18.

Secretary Johanns speaks on the R&D credit and agriculture with Feedstuffs

Johanns talks tax credits, trade and more Former agriculture secretary Mike Johanns discusses his latest role encouraging producers to take advantage of underutilized R&D tax credit, trade and current ag cycle. Love for agriculture was always at the heart of how Mike Johanns, former secretary of agriculture and Nebraska senator, served farmers. He continues to