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

🕔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, 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, […]

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

🕔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, 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, 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 […]

NAFTA: Ag Lobbyists Speak Out, Not All in Agreement – DTN

🕔Nov 10, 2017House Agriculture Committee leaders and a group of prominent farm lobbyists on Tuesday called on the Trump administration not to withdraw from the North American Free Trade Agreement and to […]

USDA Nominee Linked to Russia: Controversy Circles Clovis – DTN

🕔Nov 2, 2017Sam Clovis, the controversial nominee for USDA’s undersecretary for research, education and economics, was linked Monday as a top campaign supervisor to President Donald Trump’s campaign last year who encouraged […]

Farm Bill: House Ag Committee “Listening Sessions” Continue, Sec. Perdue Visits Midwest

🕔Aug 7, 2017Following Monday’s House Agriculture Committee Farm Bill Listening Session in Texas, lawmakers headed north to Minnesota on Thursday, the home state of Committee ranking member Collin Peterson, to host another forum to gather unfiltered input […]

Farm Bill: Rep. Conaway Tells Texans He Wants to Get Started in 8 Weeks – DTN

🕔Aug 2, 2017House Agriculture Committee Chairman Michael Conaway said today his committee will begin work on the next farm bill within the next eight weeks, noting that he wants to get it […]

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