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Articles Tagged with ''Agriculture Department''

Sen. Pat Roberts, R-Kan.

Roberts: Farm bill will protect all regions

Senate Agriculture Chairman Pat Roberts forcefully rejected proposed farm bill reforms that would make the Agriculture Risk Coverage program more attractive and increase payments to farmers in the upper Midwest at the expense of producers in other regions.
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Reps. Mike Conaway and Collin Peterson

House farm bill tees up fights over funding, policy

Republicans expect to advance a farm bill in the House Agriculture Committee on Wednesday despite Democratic anger over its reforms to food stamps, but the legislation also would make significant changes in policy and funding across many other sections, including conservation, rural development and horticulture.
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