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Senate Farm Bill Markup Expected Soon

As the House of Representatives debates its version of the farm bill this week, the Senate is expected to hold a markup session on...

Chairman Conaway Floor Remarks on 2018 Farm Bill

Remarks as prepared for delivery for general debate on H.R.2 on the House floor: Mr. Chairman/Madam Chairwoman, I rise today in strong support of H.R....

USDA Secretary Perdue Discusses Issues with NAFB Members in DC

Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue met with members of the National Association of Farm Broadcasting at USDA headquarters in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday.  The Secretary...

Conaway Hopeful House Will Consider Farm Bill in May

House Agriculture Chairman Mike Conaway is hopeful the U.S. House will consider the 2018 farm bill next month. Conaway told reporters he wants to...

Farmers Make Their Voices Heard in Farm Bill Debate

The Farm Bill debate is officially underway with the House Agricultural Committee marking up H.R. 2, the Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018, this...

#FARMBILLFRIDAY: Vice Chairman Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson

In this week's #FarmBillFriday, Vice Chairman Glenn 'GT' Thompson (PA-5) visits Schrack farm and presents the 2018 National Dairy Farmer Innovator of the Year...

NAWG Comments on House Agriculture Committee Farm Bill Markup

The House Committee on Agriculture marked-up its version of the 2018 Farm Bill, or H.R. 2 Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018. In response,...

NCGA Statement on House Agriculture Committee Farm Bill Markup

The following is a statement from North Dakota farmer Kevin Skunes, president of the National Corn Growers Association (NCGA), on today’s House Agriculture Committee approval...

NMPF Backs Dairy Safety Net Improvements in House Farm Bill

The National Milk Producers Federation (NMPF) today lauded the House Agriculture Committee for approving a draft of the 2018 Farm Bill that contains key...

Ag Committee Chair Kicks off Debate on H.R. 2 – Agriculture...

Remarks as prepared for delivery: Opening Statement:  Chairman K. Michael Conaway All of you know the economic condition of rural America right now. We have seen...

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