Farm Bill

The House Committee on Agriculture has issued a title-by-title summary of the 2024 Farm Bill, providing a first look after years of deliberation in Washington. Read the full document here.
Beyond entitlements, protecting conservation spending is another issue causing delays for lawmakers when it comes to the Farm Bill legislation.
While a one-year extension of the 2018 legislation is on the table, agricultural leaders are eager to make strides towards a new and improved bill.
Capitol Hill is abuzz with a crucial question: Can the Farm Bill be passed this year?
As stakeholders across the country discuss our current state of affairs, we hear from National Farmers Union President Rob Larew on their Farm Bill priorities and more.
Texas A&M‘s Ag & Food Policy Chief, Dr. Joe Outlaw, predicts lawmakers may not draft a new Farm Bill until 2025, missing the first deadline by nearly two years.
The Torrey Advisory Group Vice President Cassandra Kuball says the clock is ticking on the Farm Bill since 2024 is an election year.
Sen. Debbie Stabenow says the biggest issue getting a new Farm Bill passed is how funding is allocated.
Secretary Vilsack says the Corporation could be a way to increase crop subsidy triggers or even reference prices, calling the $30-billion, government-owned company operated by the USDA, a silver bullet.
The USDA’s ARC/PLC Program will extend through Sept. 30, 2024, and farmers have a few weeks left to decide their commodity title choices by the March deadline.
The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association is in Washington right now to push advocacy and collaboration to the forefront of lawmakers’ agendas and streamline a sustainable agricultural future.
Congress has until the end of the year to either pass a new or extend the 2018 Farm Bill. Senator Roger Marshall, the Republican from Kansas, joined us on Rural Health Matters and shared the challenges ahead.
Lawmakers will have a tight turnaround for much of the same legislation when they return from their holiday break next week as when they recessed in 2023. Here’s a list of their top priorities.