Clock Ticking on Farm Bill Talks – DTN

🕔Nov 15, 2018Time 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 […]

Oklahoma: OKAgFund-Supported Candidates Sweep Elections

🕔Nov 7, 2018The OKAgFund, Oklahoma Farm Bureau’s political action committee, achieved an 84 percent success rate in supporting candidates who were successful in the Nov. 6 general election. The committee was 100 […]

Ag Trade: Effects of Tariffs Ripple Beyond Exports

🕔Nov 6, 2018Recent news articles demonstrate that tariffs on U.S. agricultural commodities are having an impact not only on the quantity of U.S. goods exported to China, but also the flow of some agricultural products within the […]

Farm Policy: Expiration of the 2014 Farm Bill, CRS Report

🕔Oct 19, 2018Late last week, the Congressional Research Service (CRS) released a report titled, “Expiration of the 2014 Farm Bill,” which stated that, “The current farm bill (the Agricultural Act of 2014, […]

Farm Bill Stalemate: Conservation Concerns

🕔Oct 18, 2018The conservation title is traditionally one of the least controversial and partisan of the major, mandatory funding titles in a farm bill debate; that the conservation is part of the […]

Farm Bill Negotiations: Tensions Persist

🕔Oct 9, 2018The current Farm Bill has expired and tensions among key members of the Conference Committee persist. Today’s update provides an overview of recent articles that highlight ongoing Farm Bill issues in greater […]

The Farm Bill Stalemate – Commodity Assistance

🕔Sep 28, 2018The Agricultural Act of 2014 (the 2014 Farm Bill) is scheduled to expire with the 2018 crop, fiscal and calendar years depending on the particular provision.  The earliest of these […]

Farm Bill Progress: Perspective From Ranking Member Peterson

🕔Sep 24, 2018House Ag Committee Ranking Member Collin Peterson (D., Minn.) was a guest on Friday’s “Adams on Agriculture” radio show with Mike Adams.  Today’s update includes perspective on the status of the Farm Bill legislation from Rep. Peterson, […]

Farm Bill: Lawmakers’ Perspective – SNAP and Conservation

🕔Aug 20, 2018As the work of the Farm Bill conference committee progresses, two issues, SNAP and conservation, have been singled out as key to the committee’s success.  Today’s update looks briefly at recent news items that contain […]

Farm Bill: Conference Negotiations Begin

🕔Aug 10, 2018Congress has completed the procedural steps necessary to begin conference negotiations on the two 2018 farm bills produced by the House and Senate.  Additionally, the Congressional Budget Office has updated […]

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