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 …
House Ag Committee Hears about Farming the Crop Insurance Program
House Agriculture Committee Chair Michael Conaway and Ranking Member Collin Peterson, along with committee members, held a Farm Bill listening session in Minnesota this week. Peterson says he learned about what is known as “farming the crop insurance program”. House Ag Committee Holds Farm Bill Hearing at FarmFest House Ag Committee Chair Michael Conaway and Ranking Member Collin Peterson, along …
Sharing of the Heart at Farm Bill Listening Session
The House Agriculture Committee hosted another farm bill listening session Monday, with this event taking place in San Angelo, Texas. Committee Chairman Michael Conaway said the committee heard some consistent themes, but some new ones as well. But he was surprised with the crowd that turned out for it.
Farm Bill Listening Sessions Continue
Another Farm Bill listening session took place, this time in Texas. Tyron Spearman has information about how the peanut industry was involved.