The charismatic Dr. Barry Flinchbaugh was well known as a leading expert on agricultural policy and agricultural economics. For more than four decades he was a top adviser to politicians of both major political parties.
The farm bill is being praised by national and state organizations representing beef producers for the benefits it will provide cattlemen.
Both the U.S. Cattlemen’s Association (USCA) and National Cattlemen's Beef Association (NCBA) are happy with elements of the 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.
The 2018 farm bill was brought down by the Freedom Caucus in a House vote Friday.
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
House Ag Committee passed the 2018 Farm Bill will an amendment that would deliver aid more efficiently to wildfire victims in rural America.
The spending bill signed into law early Friday morning includes several beneficial changes for agriculture.
Through the disaster relief package, which is part of the Senate’s spending bill, two significant changes were made to the livestock indemnity program.