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Ag committee rejects crop insurance cuts

  • October 29, 2015

Posted October 29, 2015 House Agriculture Committee members state there will be no cuts to the crop insurance program in...

WOTUS Concerns Addressed at House Panel

  • March 20, 2015

Posted March 20, 2015 Farmers and leaders from agriculture and government agencies expressed their concerns about the Environmental Protection Agency’s...

ND Voted to Lift Corporate Dairy Farming Ban

  • March 19, 2015

–> Posted March 19, 2015 House lawmakers voted to relax North Dakota’s anti-corporate farming law, which could set the precedent for...

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...

Anti-Corporate Farming Bill Reaches ND Ag Committee

  • March 4, 2015

Posted March 4, 2015 The North Dakota House Agriculture Committee will vote on the proposed changes to the state’s anti-corporate...

WOTUS Joint Committee Hearing Set for Feb 4

  • January 26, 2015

Posted January 26, 2015 The House and Senate committees have set a joint Feb. 4 hearing on the Environmental Protection...

Conaway Selected New House Ag Committee

  • November 20, 2014

Posted November 20, 2014 Rep. Michael Conaway, R-Texas has been name Chairman of the House Agriculture Committee, according to a...

Senators Requesting Immediate Withdrawal of New CWA Regulations

  • October 24, 2014

–> Posted October 24, 2014 U.S. Senator Thad Cochran (R-Miss.) and Republican members of the Senate Agriculture Committee have requested that...

WSDA Seeking to Enforce New Food Safety Law

  • September 19, 2014

Posted September 19, 2014 The Washington Department of Agriculture (WSDA) is trying to enforce a new federal food safety law,...

House and Senate Negotiators Announce Agreement on Final Farm Bill

  • January 27, 2014

Posted January 27, 2014   This evening, negotiators from the U.S. House and Senate announced a bipartisan agreement on a five-year...

Looking Forward to a Farm Bill

  • January 8, 2014

Posted January 8, 2014   While Congress has been on break for the holidays, key members of the farm bill conference...

Farm Bill Framework May be Announced This Week

  • December 10, 2013

Posted December 10, 2013   After months of negotiations, farm bill conferees are close to a deal that would clear the...

Today: First Meeting for 2013 Farm Bill Conference Committee

  • October 30, 2013

Posted October 30, 2013   The long-awaited first meeting of the 2013 farm bill conference committee will take place today, October...

House Nutrition Bill Introduced, CBO Releases Cost Estimate

  • September 17, 2013

Posted September 17, 2013   H.R. 3102, the Nutrition Reform and Work Opportunity Act of 2013, was introduced in the U.S....

Ag Groups Request Estate Tax Update

  • November 28, 2012

With current tax relief expected to expire the end of this year, agriculture groups have been requesting that the U.S. House...

Farm Bureau Supports USDA Action

  • July 25, 2012

Hoosier Ag Today reports that the “American Farm Bureau Federation welcomes the emergency actions U.S. Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack announced Monday...

Peterson Protects Previous Farm Bill Legislation

  • July 18, 2012

Freshman members in the House Agriculture Committee as well as the full House may be “unaware of the history of farm...