Shutdown Moves in Congress – DTN

🕔Jan 11, 2019Ten Republicans joined House Democrats on Thursday to pass a fiscal year 2019 Agriculture appropriations bill. The legislation is not supported by Senate and House Republican leaders or by President […]

Farm Bill Signed, SNAP Proposal Released, Trade Aid Payments Approved

🕔Dec 21, 2018President Trump signed the Farm Bill into law on Thursday, the same day the executive branch proposed a rule that could impact participation in the SNAP (food stamp) program.  And […]

Farm Bill Heads to President’s Desk with Strong Congressional Support – DTN

🕔Dec 14, 2018The 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 […]

Farm Bill Includes Legalizing Industrial Hemp and SNAP Changes – Commentary

🕔Nov 25, 2018With 2018 Congressional elections in the rearview mirror, a look at the implications the results have for the farm bill is in order.   The shift in the House of Representatives […]

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 […]

Farm Bill Perspective – How Do Things Stand Following Elections?

🕔Nov 12, 2018House Ag Committee Chair-elect Collin Peterson (D., Minn.) was a guest on Thursday’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 Wrap-Up is Priority with Lame Duck Congress – DTN

🕔Nov 8, 2018U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson, who likely will retake the chairmanship of the House Agriculture Committee, said Wednesday his top priority right now is to get a farm bill done in […]

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 […]

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