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 […]

Report Shows Impact of Higher Crop, Input Prices May 27, 2022

🕔May 27, 2022
A report by the Agricultural and Food Policy Center, AFPC, at Texas A&M University titled “Economic Impact of Higher Crop and Input Prices on AFPC’s Representative Crop Farms” provides insights into the economic impacts […]

Rice Farmers Across U.S. Face Extreme Financial Losses in 2022 May 18, 2022

🕔May 18, 2022
This week, the Agricultural and Food Policy Center (AFPC) at Texas A&M University released a study on the impact of commodity price changes and higher input costs on its 64 […]

Senate Ag Democrats Focus on Rural Care, Republicans on Inflation – DTN Mar 24, 2022

🕔Mar 24, 2022
At a hearing Tuesday, Democratic members of the Senate Agriculture Committee focused on how Agriculture Department rural development programs can improve health care, elder care, childcare, and behavioral care, while […]

National Farmers Union Keeps Focus on Market Concentration – DTN Feb 28, 2022

🕔Feb 28, 2022
Speaking to members of the National Farmers Union on Sunday, U.S. Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont., said Senate leaders have told him they are willing to bring a pair of bills […]

Texas: Ag Forum to Highlight Carbon Credits, Climate Initiatives, Lubbock, Feb. 25-26 Feb 16, 2022

🕔Feb 16, 2022
Registration is open for the 2022 Texas Ag Forum presented by the Department of Agricultural Economics at Texas A&M University. The event will be held Feb. 25-26 at the FiberMax Center for Discovery, […]

Livestock: Cattle, Packers, and Mandated Cash Trade – DTN Jan 11, 2022

🕔Jan 11, 2022
With farmers and ranchers who are members of the American Farm Bureau Federation expected to hand down policy this week on cattle marketing legislation, speakers at the annual meeting have […]

Manchin Puts Build Back Better on Back Burner – DTN Dec 21, 2021

🕔Dec 21, 2021
The Biden administration’s plan to use farmers as a strategy against climate change is now in peril with Sen. Joe Manchin’s statements Sunday that he can’t support the Build Back […]

Rice Market: Senators Ask Biden Admin to Take India to the WTO Over Subsidies Dec 16, 2021

🕔Dec 16, 2021
Earlier today, 18 U.S. Senators sent a letter led by Senator John Boozman (R-AR) to U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai and U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack expressing support for […]

Herbicides: Republicans Criticize Recent EPA Regs – DTN Nov 24, 2021

🕔Nov 24, 2021
A group of 33 Republican legislators sent a letter to EPA on Monday, decrying the agency’s recent regulatory actions on several ag pesticides, including chlorpyrifos, glyphosate and atrazine. The letter […]

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