Farm Policy: Farm Bill – Lower Farm Income Persists – Southern Plains Drought

🕔May 18, 2018As the House of Representatives works on passing its version of the Farm Bill this week, a report yesterday from the Kansas City Fed noted that, “bankers in the Tenth […]

Crop Insurance: Premium Subsidy and Insured U.S. Acres – Impact by Crop

🕔May 15, 2018Cost of Federal Crop Insurance is an on-going farm policy issue. In his Fiscal Year 2019 budget, President Trump proposed a 14 percentage point reduction in the insurance program subsidy. […]

Seed Cotton Provisions and the Farm Bill – Everything You Need to Know

🕔May 15, 2018House Agriculture Committee Proposal The legislative process leading to the next farm bill has now begun.  The current 2014 farm bill will end with the 2018 crop year.  On April […]

Farm Bill Moves to House Floor This Week, Will It Pass?

🕔May 14, 2018House Republican Leadership is expected to bring their version of 2018 Farm Bill, H.R. 2, to the House floor this week for debate and a vote, but the bill’s fate […]

Webinar: Farm Bill Update, May 17

🕔May 11, 2018Join us on May 17 at 1:30 p.m. CST to hear from Keith Coble, a Giles Distinguished Professor and Head of the Agricultural Economics Department at Mississippi State University, speaking on […]

PLC vs. ARC? Farm Policy Guys Think You May Switch Up

🕔May 10, 2018On April 12, 2018, members of the House of Representatives Agriculture Committee received a copy of the 2018 Farm Bill proposal, the Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018. A sign […]

Farm Policy: Fixed Price Review; Favorable Treatment of Cotton, Peanuts

🕔May 4, 2018This article continues the discussion of the long-running farm policy that triggers payments to farmers using crop prices fixed in statute (farmdoc daily, April 5, 2018; March 8, 2018; February 22, 2018). The […]

Farm Bill: Ranking Member Peterson Weighs In

🕔May 3, 2018House Ag Committee Ranking Member Collin Peterson (D., Minn.) was a guest on Wednesday’s “Adams on Agriculture” radio show with Mike Adams.  Rep. Peterson provided his perspective on the status of Farm Bill legislation that was […]

Farm Bill Outlook: Perspective From Chairman Conaway

🕔Apr 27, 2018House Ag Committee Chairman Mike Conaway was a guest on Thursday’s “Adams on Agriculture” radio show with Mike Adams.  The Texas Republican provided his perspective on the status of Farm Bill legislation […]

Farm Bill: What’s in the House Draft?

🕔Apr 27, 2018On Thursday, April 18, 2018, the House Agriculture Committee reported its version of the farm bill titled the Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018 (House Ag Committee Press Release, April 18, […]

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