Congress grapples with funding, politics and SNAP benefits in a race against time.
Leaders of the American pork industry descended upon the Nation’s capitol this week, seeking to engage with lawmakers on the vital issues addressed in the upcoming 2023 Farm Bill. At the forefront of their agenda is the battle against what they perceive as outdated and counterproductive regulations.
Congress focused the first week of the fall session on a government funding resolution that must pass in the next few weeks to avert a full shutdown. However, lawmakers’ priorities leave the fate of the soon-to-expire Farm Bill undecided.
The expiration of the current farm bill is quickly approaching. The Virginia Farm Bureau offers their perspective as September progresses and time ticks away for this important piece of legislation.
At the National Farmers Union Fall Legislative Fly-In, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack sheds light on the potential budgetary implications of a trillion-dollar piece of legislation.
With just over two weeks left until the current Farm Bill expires, the legislation is a hot topic at this year’s National Farmers Union Fall Legislative Fly-In.
The National Association of State Departments of Agriculture (NASDA) Conference is currently underway in Cheyenne, Wyoming, bringing together representatives from agricultural departments across nearly all 50 states and four U.S. territories for their annual meeting.
With Congress back in session this week in Washington, the Senate plans to tackle a series of spending bills.
With just three weeks left until the current Farm Bill expires, people are getting antsy about the vital piece of farming legislation.