The 2018 Farm Bill has made its way through the House in a 213-2111 vote. Today, the House passed the Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018 (H.R. 2), critical legislation to address the economic challenges facing the nation’s farmers and ranchers, while making significant investments in opportunities for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) recipients. “Today’s […]
2018 Farm Bill
Many have expressed their approval for the bipartisan 2018 Farm Bill version from the Senate committee, though there are sticking points.
This August, young farmers will have the chance to voice their concerns directly to members of Congress who serve on the House Agriculture Committee during the National Young Farmers Coalition’s Young Farmers Roundtables. “As Congress begins to debate the next farm bill, now is a critical time for young farmers to make their voices heard,” […]
After celebrating a first-of-its-kind beginning farmer tax credit passed in Minnesota last week, the National Young Farmers Coalition (NYFC) converges in Washington, D.C today to advocate for a 2018 Farm Bill that renews rural economies and enables a new generation of farmers to grow the nation’s food supply. “These young farmers have come to Washington, […]
Sixty-six major animal agriculture groups, animal science organizations, and veterinarians have united behind a new Animal Disease and Disaster Prevention Program, urging Congress to include this program in the 2018 Farm Bill. This broad coalition will be represented by Andy Snider of Michigan Turkey producers who will testify during the Senate Agriculture Committee’s Farm Bill […]
Corn, soybean, wheat, barley, and sorghum growers voiced their concerns today in D.C. on both commodity policy and crop insurance. The House Agriculture Committee’s Subcommittee on General Farm Commodities and Risk Management hosted several agricultural groups to testify in preparation for the 2018 Farm Bill. National Corn Growers Association President Wesley Spurlock said the Agriculture […]