2020 House Election Forecast – DTN Nov 15, 2019

🕔Nov 15, 2019One year from the 2020 general election, more than half of the Democrats on the House Agriculture Committee are facing less-than-“solid” chances of retaining their seats, but the Democrats appear […]

House Ag Committee Approves Commodity Futures Trading Commission Bill – DTN Nov 1, 2019

🕔Nov 1, 2019After the House Agriculture Committee on Wednesday approved a bipartisan bill to reauthorize the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, House Agriculture Chairman Collin Peterson, D-Minn., said the bill “sends a strong […]

Midwest Disaster Aid: $3Bln is ‘Baloney’ says Ag Comm. Chair – DTN Apr 10, 2019

🕔Apr 10, 2019House Agriculture Committee Chairman Collin Peterson said Tuesday he sees the need to help farmers with losses in grain bins from Midwest floods. But he said the notion $3 billion […]

Farm Bill: House Ag Committee Agreement Reached “in Principle” – DTN Nov 30, 2018

🕔Nov 30, 2018House Agriculture Committee Chairman Michael Conaway, R-Texas, said late Wednesday that he and the other agriculture committee leaders have reached an “agreement in principle” on the farm bill, but there […]

Farm Bill, 2018 – ‘Extreme Partisanship and Polarization’ Aren’t Helping May 25, 2018

🕔May 25, 2018On Friday, May 18, 2018, the House of Representatives defeated the farm bill brought to the floor by the House Ag Committee (H.R. 2, Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018) […]

Farm Bill Outlook: Perspective From Chairman Conaway Apr 27, 2018

🕔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, 2018

🕔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, […]

Farm Policy News: Perdue Discusses Ag Trade, RFS at Senate Hearing Apr 25, 2018

🕔Apr 25, 2018On the one-year anniversary of being confirmed by the Senate as the 31st U.S. Secretary of Agriculture, former Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue delivered testimony on Tuesday to the Senate Agriculture Committee at a hearing […]

Farm Bill Passes House Ag Committee on Partisan Vote Apr 19, 2018

🕔Apr 19, 2018On Wednesday, the House Ag Committee passed the Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018 (H.R.2) on a partisan 26-20 vote.  Democrat Members of the Committee expressed frustration over the bill, while Committee Chairman Mike […]

Farm Bill Update: Perspective from Chairman Conaway and Chairman Roberts Nov 21, 2017

🕔Nov 21, 2017Last week, Don Wick, a farm broadcaster from the Red River Farm Network (Grand Forks, N.D.), sat down with several lawmakers on Capitol Hill to discuss current Farm Bill issues.   Notably, he spoke with […]

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