Balanced Reporting. Trusted Insights. Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Articles by Philip Brasher

Senate Ag Committee releases draft farm bill text

The Senate Agriculture Committee’s draft farm bill would make additional improvements for dairy producers and the Agriculture Risk Coverage program while expanding the Conservation Reserve Program and renewing a research foundation and other popular programs that are slated to run out of money when the current farm bill expires.
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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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