Saturday, September 22, 2018

Farm Bill

Roberts Asks Conaway, Peterson, to Remain in Washington

Senate Ag Committee Chair Pat Roberts is also chair of the House-Senate Farm Bill Conference Committee. The Hagstrom Report says Roberts feels Congress is running out of time to finish the farm bill conference...

Farm Bill Passage On-time Uncertain

Time to finish the farm bill before the September 30th deadline is running out. House and Senate ag leaders are working to quickly iron out differences between the two versions of the bill, but...

Farm Bill Extension Not Ruled Out

Getting a farm bill done before the current law expires at the end of this month may not happen, as congressional leaders have not ruled out an extension. The 2014 farm bill expires on...

#FARMBILLFRIDAY: Speaker Paul Ryan

In this week's #FarmBillFriday, Speaker Paul Ryan (WI-1) highlights ways the House-passed 2018 Farm Bill is taking advantage of today's booming economy and helping SNAP recipients get access to skills-based education so they can find...

#FARMBILLFRIDAY: Rep. Dan Newhouse

In this week's #FarmBillFriday, Rep. Dan Newhouse (WA-4) underscores the impact the farm bill has on Washington's economy and the livelihood of its communities. https://youtu.be/-1mtDhkrmN4 "... our agricultural economy depends on a secure, safety net for our...

Farm Bill Differences Remain

Lawmakers met this week on the farm bill, making "good progress." However, major differences remain between the House and Senate bills that the conference committee will address next week. Congress returns next week with...

Top Ag Lawmakers Meet Ahead of Farm Bill Conference

The top lawmakers on the farm bill conference committee met this week, ahead of the first formal meeting next week. The farm bill conference is set to meet September 5th, in the first public...

#FARMBILLFRIDAY: Rep. Roger Marshall (KS-01)

https://youtu.be/cJnYXILaD8M House Ag Farm Bill Conferee Rep. Roger Marshall highlights the impact agriculture has on the rural economy and how a farm bill helps provide stability for farmers and ranchers, and notes the positive impact...

Farm Bill Conference Meeting Date Set

The farm bill conference committee will meet September 5th, according to Senate Agriculture Committee Chairman Pat Roberts. Roberts will chair the farm bill conference. The conference is set for one day after lawmakers return...

#FARMBILLFRIDAY: House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (LA-1)

In this week's #FarmBillFriday, House Majority Whip Steven Scalise praises various policies included in the House-passed 2018 Farm Bill and the positive impact they will have on farmers, ranchers and SNAP recipients. https://youtu.be/PRDksGlYn_w

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