2020 House Election Forecast – DTN Nov 15, 2019

🕔Nov 15, 2019
One 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, 2019
After 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 […]

Farm Bill Heads to President’s Desk with Strong Congressional Support – DTN Dec 14, 2018

🕔Dec 14, 2018
The 2018 farm bill that had divided the House last summer over food-aid issues ended up passing easily on Wednesday as Congress sent the legislation on to President Donald Trump […]

Clock Ticking on Farm Bill Talks – DTN Nov 15, 2018

🕔Nov 15, 2018
Time is running short for farm bill negotiators to wrap up their work and complete the legislation for floor debates and a final vote this year, the chairman of the […]

Ag Labor: H-2C Program, E-Verify Will Harm Longtime Work Force – DTN Jul 27, 2018

🕔Jul 27, 2018
Coalitions of farm groups are at odds over whether the House should vote this week on a bill introduced last week by House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte, R-Va., to […]

Farm Bill Defeated in U. S. House – Now What? – DTN May 21, 2018

🕔May 21, 2018
The cheers and jeers were all over the spectrum Friday after the House of Representatives failed to pass its version of the farm bill following a raucous debate this week. […]

Farm Bill: Programs Cost Taxpayers Too Much, Don’t Address Low Price Issues – Commentary Nov 22, 2017

🕔Nov 22, 2017
During a recent teleconference, Chair of the House Agriculture Committee Michael Conaway said that debate on the farm bill would be pushed into early 2018 and the commodity title would […]

NAFTA: Ag Lobbyists Speak Out, Not All in Agreement – DTN Nov 10, 2017

🕔Nov 10, 2017
House 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 […]

Perdue Hopes for Delay on Clean Water Lawsuit Against California Farmer – DTN Aug 9, 2017

🕔Aug 9, 2017
U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue on Monday said that, in light of an effort to rewrite the waters of the United States rule, he’s hopeful the federal government can […]

Farm Bill: Rep. Conaway Tells Texans He Wants to Get Started in 8 Weeks – DTN Aug 2, 2017

🕔Aug 2, 2017
House 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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