2018 Farm Bill

2018 Farm Bill narrowly passes through the House

· June 21, 2018

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 […]

Young farmers need to be part of 2018 Farm Bill discussion

· August 3, 2017

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,” […]

National Young Farmers Coalition descends on D.C.

· June 6, 2017

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, […]

Livestock coalition asks for disease program in 2018 Farm Bill

· May 4, 2017

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 […]

Commodity groups: 2018 Farm Bill needs strong safety net

· March 28, 2017

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 […]

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