Latest News From Farm Bill

The farm bill is being praised by national and state organizations representing beef producers for the benefits it will provide cattlemen.
Farm Bill an Early Christmas Present for Cattlemen

The farm bill is being praised by national and state organizations representing beef producers for the benefits it will provide cattlemen.

1 year ago
Both the U.S. Cattlemen’s Association (USCA) and National Cattlemen's Beef Association (NCBA) are happy with elements of the farm bill.
Cattlemen Pleased with 2018 Farm Bill; Urge ‘Yes’ Votes

Both the U.S. Cattlemen’s Association (USCA) and National Cattlemen's Beef Association (NCBA) are happy with elements of the farm bill.

1 year ago
Amendment to Limit Checkoffs Fails to Make Farm Bill

An amendment to limit and reform checkoffs that had the support of the Humane Society of the United States failed to make its way into the farm bill.

2 years ago
The farm bill was defeated in the House Friday.
Farm Bill Falls on House Floor

The 2018 farm bill was brought down by the Freedom Caucus in a House vote Friday.

2 years ago
AgriTalk
AgriTalk: Not What the RFS Was Meant For

AgriTalk Host Chip Flory talks beef with NCBA President Kevin Kester, the RFS with former Sen. Bryan Dorgan, and special farm aid dogs with PharmDog founder Jackie Allenbrand

2 years ago
House Ag Committee passed the 2018 Farm Bill will an amendment that would deliver aid more efficiently to wildfire victims in rural America.
Wildfire Aid Amendment Added to Farm Bill Proposal

House Ag Committee passed the 2018 Farm Bill will an amendment that would deliver aid more efficiently to wildfire victims in rural America.

2 years ago
The bill extends funding for non-essential government functions through March 23, giving appropriators time to write an omnibus bill for fiscal 2018 at newly raised spending levels, adding $80 billion more for defense on top of $549 billion allotted under current law, and $63 billion for nondefense programs above a $516 billion cap.
After a Brief Shutdown, President Signs Spending Bill to Benefit Ag

The spending bill signed into law early Friday morning includes several beneficial changes for agriculture.

2 years ago
If passed, the program changes would be retroactive to Jan. 1, 2017.
Spending Bill Eliminates Payment Cap On Livestock Indemnity Program

Through the disaster relief package, which is part of the Senate’s spending bill, two significant changes were made to the livestock indemnity program.

2 years ago