U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Under Secretary for Farm Production and Conservation Bill Northey announced that USDA is hosting a listening session for initial input on the 2018 Farm Bill. USDA is seeking public input on the changes to existing programs implemented by the Farm Service Agency, Natural Resources Conservation Service and the Risk Management Agency. Each agency will take …
Bob Redding of the Redding Firm recently praised peanut growers, buying points and shellers for working as a coalition on the 2018 Farm Bill. Tyron Spearman has the story.
Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue says the U.S. Department of Agriculture worked as much as possible during the recent government shutdown to start planning for implementation of a new farm bill. Rod Bain has the story.
While implementation of the 2018 Farm Bill is being delayed by the government shutdown, Tyron Spearman looks at some of the programs that will be available once funding is restored and USDA offices have reopened.
The partial government shutdown, including non-essential USDA functions, is raising producer concerns over timely farm bill implementation, ahead of this year’s planting season. As if farmers didn’t have enough problems with years of low-prices, trade and other troubles. Now, the partial government shutdown, in its second week, is unnerving producers, according to American Farm Bureau Executive Director Dale Moore. “It’s …
With the 2018 Farm Bill ready to take effect, Tyron Spearman reports export programs important to agriculture were funded once again.
Tyron Spearman has more information concerning payment rates in the 2018 farm bill.
With 2018 winding down, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue recently applauded many of the accomplishments made this past year by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. One of those was the recent signing of the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018, otherwise known as the 2018 farm bill. Hear his comments during the recent signing ceremony.
The new five-year Farm Bill signed by President Trump Thursday starts on January 1, 2019. Tyron Spearman has more details.
Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue celebrated President Trump’s signing of the 2018 Farm Bill and issued the following statement: “This is a great day for our farmers, ranchers, foresters, and producers, as President Trump’s signature on this bill is a Christmas present to American agriculture. Farmers take financial risks every year as a matter …