Farm Bill

Sen. Grassley discussed the need for a new, five-year Farm Bill, and emphasized how this type of change could better address timely market factors, especially inflation increases.
University of Missouri Extension Professor Dr. Scott Brown joined us Monday on Market Day Report with further perspective on where Farm Bill discussions currently stand in the legislative process and whether there is concern the transfer of leadership in the House could delay the passage of this important piece of ag legislation even further into the future.
The Farm Bill faces an uncertain future right now as political turmoil unfurls in Washington. Despite lapsing at the end of September, the critical ag legislation is not even a top priority for lawmakers at the moment. However, some industry leaders are managing to find a silver lining.
Now that Washington lawmakers have passed a 45-day stopgap, they have some breathing room to work through some hot-button topics like the high cost of the upcoming Farm Bill, which is due in large part to the funding necessary to support the Nutrition Title.
The surprising rejection of what is typically a non-controversial bill highlights budgetary concerns in agriculture.
Monday’s event in Kansas City, Kansas, was attended by agriculturalists as well as business magnates and government officials and helped shed light on issues impacting agriculture.
Uncertainty grips agriculture as the countdown to the Farm Bill’s expiration date nears.
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 At the forefront of their agenda is the battle against what they perceive as outdated and counterproductive regulations.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.
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.