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U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH) joined Senators Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) and Joni Ernst (R-IA), in a bipartisan letter […]
U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today celebrated President Trump’s signing of the 2018 Farm Bill and issued […]
For the past several years, it seems as if very little in the way of cooperation between the […]
Congress may swiftly resolve a drawn-out impasse on the U.S. Farm Bill now that Democrats are poised to […]
This week, U.S. Senator Tina Smith (D-Minn.), a member of the Senate Agriculture Committee, told top House-Senate Farm […]
U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue addressed attendees at the recent Agricultural Retailers Association (ARA) Conference and Expo. […]
The Fertilizer Institute (TFI) outlined its priorities for the 2018 Farm Bill in a letter to the leaders […]
The USDA has implemented a new Farm Bill initiative that will provide relief to farmers affected by severe weather, including drought.
Nearly $16 million in Conservation Innovation Grants (CIGs) will be awarded to 47 organizations to help develop cutting-edge ideas to accelerate innovation in private lands conservation.
The threatened end of cash subsidies to the nation’s row crop farmers dates back through at least the last two iterations of national agriculture policy legislation.
The new Supplemental Coverage Option, available through the federal crop insurance program and set to begin with the 2015 crop year, is designed to help protect producers from yield and market volatility.
The new five-year Farm Bill eliminates many of the direct payments previously payed to growers and could benefit from USDA clarification, reports a Toledo Blade columnist.
Producers with expiring USDA Conservation Stewardship Program contracts until September 12, 2014 to renew and add conservation activities.
Farm Bill implementation continues at a brisk pace with universities and state Cooperative Extension programs now set to help educate farmers.