Farm Bill

Senate Ag Committee to Move on CFTC, Child Nutrition Reauthorizations

With the House leaving for its five-week August recess this week and the Senate following next week, attention is turning to the long list of … Read More »

Farm Energy Programs Slashed by House Ag Subcommittee

The agriculture subcommittee of the House Appropriations Committee recently released their draft spending bill for Fiscal Year 2016, which includes cuts to some Farm Bill … Read More »

House Ag Committee: White House Food Aid Proposal Not Aligned with Farm Bill

The House Agriculture Committee is pushing back on an Obama administration proposal to convert more international food aid from physical U.S.-based commodities to local food … Read More »

Farm, Development Groups Call for Coordinated, Agriculture-Based Effort to Meet Global Food Security Needs

A coalition of farm and international development organizations and agriculture-related foundations sent a letter on June 18 to congressional committees calling for a coordinated approach … Read More »

Senate Passes Budget Without Attacks on Crop Insurance, Farm Bill Programs

Last week, the Senate passed its budget by a vote of 52-46. ASA called attention to five amendments opposed by ASA that would have created … Read More »

Protect the Farm Bill! Email your Senators Today!

ASA urges soy growers to call their senators this week, and urge them to vote no on farm bill budget amendments targeting crop insurance, privacy … Read More »

USDA Accepts Comments on Proposed Rule to Define ‘Active Engagement’ in Farming Until May 26

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) released a proposed rule to define active engagement in farming operations for the purpose of farm program payment eligibility … Read More »

Standing Up for the 2014 Farm Bill

The  American Soybean Association, National Corn Growers Association, National Association of Wheat Growers and National Sorghum Producers issued a joint statement regarding the 2014 Farm Bill on … Read More »

ASA Echoes House Ag Committee Call to Protect Farm Bill from Budget Cuts

Following a letter today from the House Agriculture Committee to House Budget Committee Chairman Tom Price (R-Ga.) urging that the budget panel take into account … Read More »

USDA’s ‘Five Faces of the Farm Bill’ Series, New Multimedia Channel Bring the Farm Bill to Life

Information provided by USDA Blog.  To mark the one-year anniversary of the Farm Bill, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) launched a new multimedia … Read More »