Farm Bill

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 »

A Look Back at the Policy Wins for ASA in 2014

The 113th Congress has the dubious distinction of being the second-least productive in history, surpassed only by the 112th Congress.  Gridlock between the Obama Administration, … Read More »

University of Illinois’ Farmdoc to Conduct Weekly Webinars on Farm Bill Decision Tools

To provide growers with better and more complete information on the implementation of the 2014 Farm Bill, the Farmdoc program at the University of Illinois … Read More »

Soy Growers: APH Provision a ‘Lifeline’ for Farmers Impacted by Weather, Disasters

A new provision included in the 2014 Farm Bill has the potential to be a “lifeline” for farmers following crop losses due to severe weather … Read More »

USDA Releases Details of ARC and PLC Programs

As reported in by POLITICO this afternoon, USDA has unveiled details of two key crop subsidies created in the 2014 farm bill — the Agriculture … Read More »