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LegislationFarm Bill Now In The Hands Of Rep. Boehner
July 13, 2012
The farm bill ball is in House Speaker John Boehner’s court following House Agriculture Committee approval of its version of Read More
LegislationFarm Bill 2012: House Committee Approves 5-Year Farm Bill
July 12, 2012
The House Agriculture Committee has approved a five-year farm and nutrition bill that gives farmers new ways to protect themselves Read More
LegislationVilsack Presses House To Act On Farm Bill
July 5, 2012
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack is urging the Republican-led House to vote on a long-term farm policy bill, saying failure to Read More
LegislationHouse Panel Okays Ag Spending Bill
June 27, 2012
The House Appropriations Committee approved the Agriculture Appropriations Bill for the 2013 fiscal year early last week. On June 19, Read More
LegislationFarm Bill 2012: Senators Vote 64-35 to Move Bill Forward
June 22, 2012
Although it will need to go through many more channels before taking affect, the U.S. Senate has passed its version Read More
LegislationFarm Bill 2012: Senators Take Some Action On Provisions
June 19, 2012
The Senate broke a deadlock that had threatened to bring down a half-trillion-dollar farm and food bill, setting the stage Read More
LegislationFarm Bill Update: McCaskill To Eliminate Redundant EPA Regulation
June 18, 2012
Days after introducing an amendment to require input from farmers and ranchers in crafting environmental rules, U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill Read More
LegislationICGA Reacts To Senate Farm Bill Legislation
June 14, 2012
Illinois Corn Growers Association President Jeff Scates, a family farmer from Shawneetown, IL, released the following statement regarding the pending Read More
LegislationFarm Bill 2012: Groups Ask Congress To Hold Line On Conservation Programs
June 14, 2012
Over 500 organizations, businesses and individuals signed a letter asking congressional leaders not to further cut funding to the Conservation Read More
LegislationARA: 2012 Farm Bill Update
June 11, 2012
The Senate version of the 2012 Farm Bill passed a crucial test last week when 90 Senators voted in favor Read More
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