Farm Bill Witnesses Urge Protection Improvements Amid High Input Costs Jun 21, 2022

🕔Jun 21, 2022
Eleven witnesses testifying at a Farm Bill field hearing in Arkansas sought stronger protections amid high production costs, as well as support for conservation measures, programs to increase broadband in […]

Farm Bill: Environmental Issues and the Carrot or Stick Dilemma – Discussion Jun 20, 2022

🕔Jun 20, 2022
The scope of wildfires in New Mexico and reduced water availability for household and agricultural uses in both the Colorado River basin and California’s Central Valley provide clear examples of […]

Ag Economists Warn House Lawmakers that Rice Farmers Need Immediate Assistance Jun 11, 2022

🕔Jun 11, 2022
On Thursday, the House Agriculture Subcommittee on General Farm Commodities and Risk Management held a review hearing on the commodity and crop insurance titles of the 2018 Farm Bill from […]

Farm Bill Review: Economic Perspectives on Title I Commodities Jun 10, 2022

🕔Jun 10, 2022
Note: This article is based on testimony given before the House Agricultural Committee Subcommittee on General Farm Commodities and Risk Management on June 9, 2022. Full video of the committee […]

Farm Bill: Reviewing the Latest CBO Baseline Jun 3, 2022

🕔Jun 3, 2022
Last week the Congressional Budget Office released its ten-year estimates for the mandatory farm bill programs for Commodities (Title I), Conservation (Title II), the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, Title […]

Reviewing the President’s Budget for Agriculture, Fiscal Year 2023 Apr 4, 2022

🕔Apr 4, 2022
On March 28, 2022, President Biden released the annual budget for fiscal year (FY) 2023 for the federal government. Included within it is the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s budget for […]

Mapping the Farm Bill: Reviewing the CRP – Law, Land, History Mar 25, 2022

🕔Mar 25, 2022
The Agricultural Improvement Act of 2018 is scheduled to expire in the 2023 calendar, crop, and fiscal years, initiating the reauthorization process on the legislative calendar. At this early stage […]

Mid-South Ag, Environmental Law Conference, Memphis, TN, June 10 Mar 3, 2022

🕔Mar 3, 2022
Pesticide use, foreign ownership of farmland and the 2023 Farm Bill are among the hot topics on the agenda for the ninth annual Mid-South Agricultural and Environmental Law Conference on […]

Ag Committee Examines Disaster Aid – DTN Jun 25, 2021

🕔Jun 25, 2021
American agriculture needs a permanent disaster program that can provide aid quicker than ad-hoc aid that has helped buoy farmers in recent years. That was a repeated theme at a […]

Illinois: Release of the 2018 Farm Bill What-If Tool for 2021 Decisions Jan 15, 2021

🕔Jan 15, 2021
For the 2021 cropping year, farmers can change their Agricultural Risk Coverage (ARC) and Price Loss Coverage (PLC) choices from the selections made for the 2019 and 2020 crop years. […]

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