Farmer Programs: Trump Budget Would Cut $47Bln Over 10 Years – DTN

🕔Feb 14, 2018Farmers would pay a larger share of crop-insurance premiums and a range of ag industries would have to pony up fees for USDA services under the Trump administration’s latest budget […]

Trump Budget Proposes Cuts to Crop Insurance and SNAP – Farm Policy

🕔Feb 13, 2018On Monday, the Trump administration released its budget proposal for fiscal year 2019. Like last year, the budget outline contained proposed cuts to crop insurance and the SNAP program.  Today’s […]

Farm Bill 2014: How Was the Money Spent?

🕔Feb 2, 2018Looking ahead to potential farm bill reauthorization this year also presents opportunities to review the 2014 Farm Bill. One of the key issues surrounding the last farm bill was the […]

Farm Bill: Cotton and Dairy Provisions May Become One

🕔Jan 11, 2018Farm Bill: Disaster Assistance Amid Crowded Agenda An update posted on Tuesday at the National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition (NSAC) blog indicated that, “Less than two weeks into the new year, […]

Farm Policy Review and Outlook for the 2018 Farm Bill

🕔Jan 5, 2018This is a presentation summary from the 2017 Illinois Farm Economics Summit (IFES) which occurred December 18-22, 2017. A complete collection of presentations including PowerPoint Slides (PPT) and printable summaries […]

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 […]

Ag and the Farm Bill: Budget, Appropriations Issues Continue to Unfold

🕔Jul 21, 2017This week, the House Budget Committee unveiled, and subsequently passed, a 2018 fiscal year budget resolution.  Meanwhile, the Senate Appropriations Committee on Thursday approved its fiscal year 2018 agricultural appropriations […]

House Proposed Budget Cuts Ag by $10Bln – Expect a Showdown – DTN

🕔Jul 19, 2017House Budget Committee Chairwoman Diane Black, R-Tenn., on Tuesday released a fiscal year 2018 budget proposal that calls for a $10 billion cut in programs under the control of the […]

Farm Policy: House Ag Committee Farm Bill Hearing – SNAP in Focus

🕔Jun 12, 2017Background The House Ag Committee of the 115th Congress has conducted full Committee and Subcommittee Farm Bill hearings over the past few months on a variety of issues, including: the […]

Farm Policy: Concerns Over Trump Ag Budget Proposal Persist– Crop Insurance, SNAP

🕔Jun 5, 2017Recent news articles have pointed to ongoing concerns with respect to President Trump’s budget proposals, specifically when it comes to proposed cuts to crop insurance and the SNAP program (food […]

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