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  • Feb 4, 2014
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    House, Senate pass new farm bill 1

    The new farm bill will reduce overall federal spending, will reduce total CRP acreage and will make some significant changes to farm commodity programs. The new farm bill will govern federal farm programs for the next five years (2014-2018), and commodity programs will be implemented for the 2014 crop year....More
  • Jan 21, 2014
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    Dairy policy holding up farm bill, not nutrition program 1

    A struggle over finalizing future dairy policy, rather than provisions for the Nutrition or Commodity Title, has stalled the farm bill process in recent weeks, as the U.S. Senate and House Conference Committee attempted to reach a final farm bill agreement for consideration by both houses of Congress....More
  • Dec 30, 2013
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    Looking ahead to 2014

    2014 is setting up to be another interesting year in the agriculture industry, following a fairly profitable year in 2013 for many crop producers in the Upper Midwest....More
  • Nov 19, 2013
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    Farm bill conference continues

    The 41 members of the U.S. House and Senate Conference Committee, designated to determine a new farm bill, are in the process of trying to reach a compromise on the versions of the new farm bill that were passed earlier this year by both the Senate and House....More
  • Aug 16, 2013
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    Corn+Soybean Digest

    Will there be a 2013 Farm Bill? 12

    Will there be a 2013 Farm Bill? Scott Kuschmider, director of government affairs, Monsanto, offers his thoughts on what will happen after the August recess with the 2013 Farm Bill....More
  • Jul 16, 2013
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    What Will Happen to the Farm Bill? 20

    On July 11, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a new farm bill (HR-262) by a margin of 216-208, with all voting Democratic House members and 12 Republican House members opposing the legislation. Last month, the U.S. House voted down another version of the new Farm Bill by a vote of 195-234, with opposition from both parties. The previous version of the legislation had been passed by the U.S. House Agriculture Committee, and was supported by a wide-range of farm organizations....More
  • Jun 25, 2013
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    New Farm Bill Defeated by House of Reps 6

    After nearly two years of discussions and debate, a new farm bill appeared a bit closer to being enacted into law; however, on June 20, the U.S. House of Representatives voted down the new Farm Bill by a vote of 195-234. Several weeks ago, the new farm bill was passed by the U.S. House Agriculture Committee, with strong bi-partisan support....More

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