Conservation and CRP Rates Discussed in Latest House Panel Hearing May 24, 2023

    🕔May 24, 2023
    During a House Agriculture Conservation, Research and Biotechnology Subcommittee hearing, lawmakers discussed concerns about the ability of the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) and Farm Service Agency (FSA) to manage […]

    Margin, Price, Revenue in the Farm Bill Commodity Program Context May 9, 2023

    🕔May 9, 2023
    The increase in cost to produce crops since 2020 has focused attention on the net return margin between gross revenue and cost of production.  This analysis finds that change in […]

    Farm Journal Foundation Holds Forum To Discuss Farm Bill Opportunities For Ag Innovation May 8, 2023

    🕔May 8, 2023
    MANHATTAN, KAN. – U.S. Congressman Tracey Mann and Chairman of the House Agriculture Committee Glenn “GT” Thompson met today with Farm Journal Foundation and leaders from Kansas State University for […]

    Arkansas Rice Farmer Discusses Needs for Farm Bill Safety Net Improvements before Senate Ag Panel May 3, 2023

    🕔May 3, 2023
    WASHINGTON, D.C. — Rich Hillman, an Arkansas rice farmer and member of the USA Rice Farmers Board of Directors, testified before the Senate Agriculture Commodities, Credit, and Trade Subcommittee during […]

    340 Stakeholders Plead for Ag Research Infrastructure Funding in the Farm Bill Apr 25, 2023

    🕔Apr 25, 2023
    The Congressional Budget Office (CBO), in its 2023 farm bill primer, estimates baseline spending for ag research will take up $1.3 billion of the total $709 billion farm bill dollars. […]

    Arkansas Rice Farmer Testifies Before Senate Ag Subcommittee on Farm Bill Conservation Programs Apr 21, 2023

    🕔Apr 21, 2023
    WASHINGTON, DC – This morning, Arkansas rice farmer Jeff Rutledge testified during a hearing on Farm Bill conservation programs before the Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry Committee’s Subcommittee on Conservation, […]

    The Debt Ceiling: Reviewing Federal Budget Data Mar 24, 2023

    🕔Mar 24, 2023
    If there is any single topic that threatens to swallow all federal policymaking in the near future (and possibly much, much more), it is the current partisan stand-off over the […]

    USA Rice, State Rice Groups Join Farm Bill Budget Request to Congress Mar 20, 2023

    🕔Mar 20, 2023
    ARLINGTON, VA – USA Rice and all seven state rice organizations joined 400 other farm and agricultural groups in a letter to the leadership of the House and Senate Budget Committees on […]

    Promoting Sustainable Agricultural Production in the Next Farm Bill: Is There Any Common Ground? Mar 14, 2023

    🕔Mar 14, 2023
    This week, farmers, agriculture groups, and climate advocates have been demonstrating in Washington D.C. requesting that Congress do more to address climate change in the next farm bill (e.g., Douglas, 2023). […]

    Farm Bill Listening Session Draws Interest from Southeast Arkansas Farmers and Businesses Feb 27, 2023

    🕔Feb 27, 2023
    The University of Arkansas at Monticello’s Agriculture auditorium was near capacity on February 21 as farmers, businessmen, bankers, educators, and other stakeholders gathered for a listening session on the 2023 […]


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