Farm Bill News

Top 5 of 2018: Your voice is needed to stop harmful farm bill

Today, we share number three in our top five posts countdown, a blog asking for your help. Last spring, the U.S. House of Representatives planned a vote on their version of the farm bill. This particular vote failed, which was a small victory in the year-long farm bill fight. Remember, your voice makes a difference. Thanks to Anna Johnson, our policy manager, for writing this blog post.

U.S. lawmakers agree on $867 billion farm bill

People who use and value farming-conservation practices are applauding parts of the U.S. Senate's newly passed Farm Bill. They think the legislation will benefit beginning farmers and help sustain the vitality of rural communities.

Congress: Pass a new farm bill before 2018 ends

Congress has only a few days left in 2018 to pass legislation. Adopting a strong, new farm bill should be at the top of their list.

Lawmakers should approve a farm bill that includes closing loopholes in commodity payments, renewing major conservation programs, and continuing programs that offer support to rural communities and beginning farmers.

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