In: Commodity Programs
Agribusiness conference at Arkansas State University February 10
- January 21, 2016
- Cade Collister
Arkansas State University’s 22nd annual Agribusiness Conference will be held Wednesday, February 10. The conference provides information and education outreach to farmers, agribusiness...
Bigger Subsidies Projected Under Farm Bill Program
- March 10, 2015
Posted March 10, 2015 The new farm programs for grain and oilseed farmers will pay them up to $7 billion...
NFU Withdraws from Beef Checkoff
- September 10, 2014
Posted September 10, 2014 The National Farmers Union (NFU) board of directors has voted to withdraw from the beef checkoff...
AMS Adjusted Representation on Cattlemen Board
- August 26, 2014
Posted August 26, 2014 The Agricultural Marketing Service adjusted representation on the Cattlemen’s Beef Promotion and Research Board, established under...
Indiana Fish Feed Mill Creates Opportunities for Soybean Farmers
- July 10, 2014
Posted July 10, 2014 A new fish feed mill is opening in Indiana that will utilize soybeans to feed the...
House Passes CFTC Reauthorization Bill
- June 30, 2014
Posted June 30, 2014 On Tuesday, the Consumer Protection End User Relief Act (H.R. 4413) was passed, authorizing the Commission...
$12.5 Million Available in Matching Payments under BCAP
- June 12, 2014
Posted June 12, 2014 The Farm Service Agency (FSA) announced the availability of $12.5 million in matching payments under the...
CFTC Extends Comment Period for Position Limit and Aggregation Proposals
- May 30, 2014
Posted May 30, 2014 On December 12, 2013, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) published a notice of proposed rulemaking...
Groups Ask Vilsack to Consider Regional Interests in Farm Bill Implementation
- May 12, 2014
Posted May 12, 2014 Several farm groups recently asked Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack to consider all regional interests in...
Experts Weigh in on Making Farm Bill Decisions
- April 10, 2014
Posted April 10, 2014 The new farm bill includes many changes and farm services experts and agricultural accountants are offering...
Vilsack Releases Farm Bill Implementation Progress Report
- April 7, 2014
Posted April 7, 2014 Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack recently released a progress report for the implementation of the farm...
Big Advances for Farm Bill, but Deal Unlikely This Year
- December 6, 2013
Posted December 6, 2013 After a meeting on Wednesday, farm bill negotiators made major advances, but conferees say a deal...
Farm Bill Talks Break Down as Deadline Looms
- November 22, 2013
Posted November 22, 2013 Farm bill negotiations broke down on Thursday and House Agriculture Committee Chairman Frank Lucas (R-OK) said...
Falling Corn Prices a Key Issue in Farm Bill Debate
- November 20, 2013
Posted November 20, 2013 Falling corn prices have become a key issue for the farm bill conference, according to an...
Report Finds Potential Savings of $130 Billion from Agricultural Programs
- November 18, 2013
Posted November 18, 2013 A report released by the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) shows that Congress could save around $130...