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WASHINGTON, Sept. 19, 2012 — Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced $11.8 million in additional financial and technical assistance to help crop and livestock producers in 22 states apply conservation practices
WASHINGTON, September 12, 2012-
Without more pressure from constituents, a new five-year farm bill will not
pass through the House this year, said House Agriculture Committee Ranking
Member Collin Peterson, D-Minn. at a rally near the Capitol
BISMARCK, N.D.,September 12, 2012-Gov. Jack Dalrymple and leaders of CHS
Inc., the nation's largest farmer-owned cooperative, today announced that the
company is taking steps toward constructing a nitrogen fertilizer
WASHINGTON, Sept. 12, 2012 - Even before the Farm Bill Now rally wrapped up around noon today, some members of Congress were meeting to explain their views on cutting federal spending - including their desire to cut even more out of new farm bill.
WASHINGTON (Sept. 10, 2012) - The "Farm Bill Now!" coalition will host a rally on U.S. Capitol grounds Wednesday morning to encourage Congress to pass a new, comprehensive, five-year farm bill before current farm
Congressman Steve King is an outspoken conservative member of the House Agriculture Committee. In this week's Open Mic, the Iowa Republican shares his observations about the farm bill that the committee wrote last week. King put through an egg amendment that may keep states from imposing standards that restrict commerce with other states. He also wants to cut the cost of SNAP and reduce other expenditures as well. King,
who is in line to be chairman when the next farm bill comes up in 2018, also discusses how committee membership has changed.