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June 21 Webinar on Crop Insurance for Southern Agriculture

On June 21, the National Agricultural Law Center will provide a webinar titled, Crop Insurance and Southern Agriculture:  What You Need...

2012 Farm Bill Clears Procedural Hurdle in Senate

The United States Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, & Forestry reports that the U.S. Senate has “cleared a procedural hurdle today...

Chairwoman Stabenow to Host Farm Bill Reform Teleconference

On Monday, June 4 at 2:15 EST, Senator Debbie Stabenow will host a press teleconference to discuss the Agriculture Reform, Food...

Farm Groups Seek Farm Bill in House That Differs from Senate Version

As the U.S. House of Representatives continues to undertake consideration of the 2012 Farm Bill, it is clear that many producer...

Senators Call for Senate Floor Farm Bill Debate

On May 15, fourty-four U.S. Senators signed and delivered a letter to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) and Senate Republican...

New Article Overviews Crop Insurance Claims Process for Producers

Federal crop insurance has long been an important risk management tool for agricultural producers.  In light of recent farm bill policy...

United Egg Producers Proposes Change to Farm Bill

United Egg Producers (UEP) President and CEO, Gene Gregory, advocates an amendment to the current Farm Bill. The amendment, Egg Products...

GIPSA Releases Final Rule

Today, the Grain Inspection Packers and Stockyards Administration (GIPSA) released the final version of the rules they first proposed last summer....

New Study Shows Reform of Current U.S. Sugar Policy Would Help Consumers

A news release last week from the Coalition for Sugar Reform stated that, “Reforming federal sugar subsidies can save American consumers...

National Cotton Council Welcomes Farm Bill Proposal

A news release from the National Cotton Council last week stated that, “The National Cotton Council commends the House and Senate...

Klobuchar Sponsors Legislation Supporting Beginning Farmers and Ranchers

This week, U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) sponsored legislation to extend, improve and strengthen programs at the U.S. Department of Agriculture...

Commodity Groups Call for Balanced and Equitable Farm Bill

A new release posted at the National Cotton Council Online stated that, “Commodity groups representing cotton, rice, peanuts and grain sorghum...

Vilsack sees farm bill urging conservation

This week, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack stated that he is not proposing the linking of conservation compliance with subsidized...