Trade Aid: Politics Over MFP Funds? – DTN Sep 18, 2019

🕔Sep 18, 2019Top Democrats on the House Agriculture Committee are pushing back on plans by other House Democrats to potentially block or delay more Market Facilitation Program payments to farmers. The Commodity […]

Cotton: USDA, Texas Tech to Build On-Campus Classing Facility Jul 2, 2019

🕔Jul 2, 2019USDA announced on Tuesday the establishment of a cooperative agreement between its Agricultural Marketing Service’s Cotton and Tobacco Program (C&T) and Texas Tech University to construct, own, and operate a […]

African Swine Fever – How Are We Keeping It Out of the U.S.? – DTN May 22, 2019

🕔May 22, 2019A USDA official updated members of Congress on Tuesday about work to keep African swine fever from infecting the U.S. pork industry. Greg Ibach, undersecretary of marketing and regulatory programs […]

Still No Farm Bill, But Lots of Views – DTN Nov 21, 2018

🕔Nov 21, 2018The chairs of the House and Senate Agriculture committees remain silent on the status of farm bill conference negotiations, but there have been plenty of comments in the last few […]

Farm Policy: Chairman Conaway Provides Perspective on Farm Bill Jun 25, 2018

🕔Jun 25, 2018House Agriculture Committee Chairman Mike Conaway (R., Tex.) was a guest on Friday’s “Adams on Agriculture” radio program with Mike Adams.   After failing to pass on the House floor last month, the measure succeeded on Thursday […]

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 Kerfuffle: More ‘Family Members’ Could Collect Commodity Payments – DTN Apr 17, 2018

🕔Apr 17, 2018While most of the focus on the House farm bill is on changes to nutrition programs, a new kerfuffle has cropped up over changes to farm programs that would benefit […]

Farm Bill: Chairman Conaway Highlights SNAP Concepts Mar 29, 2018

🕔Mar 29, 2018On Wednesday, House Agriculture Committee Chairman Mike Conaway (R., Tex.) was a guest on the Adams on Agriculture radio program where he discussed the Farm Bill and SNAP issues with […]

Farm Bill: SNAP – Chairman Conaway, Ranking Member Peterson Offer Perspective Mar 27, 2018

🕔Mar 27, 2018On Saturday, House Ag Committee Chairman Mike Conaway (R., Tex.) delivered a speech to the Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers at their 2018 Convention in Ft Worth.  And on Monday, […]

Farm Policy: Will the Farm Bill be Blocked by SNAP Politics? Mar 15, 2018

🕔Mar 15, 2018Farm Bill issues related to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP- food stamps) appear to be hampering progress on the measure this week.  Today’s update highlights recent news items that discuss the […]

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