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Farm bill extension likely, Sen. Marshall says

U.S. Senator Roger Marshall says a new farm bill isn’t likely to get passed this year. “I think we’re looking at another extension and I’m sorry to say that,” he said. “I’m not going to do a bad bill. This is a five-year bill.... Read More.

Ranking member details Republican farm bill frameworking

The ranking member of the U.S. Senate Ag Committee says the Republican farm bill framework provides the safety net and risk management tools farmers need. Senator John Boozman of Arkansastells Brownfield the safety nets currently in place aren’t working. “This is a generational situation,”... Read More.

Sen. Baldwin encouraged by Senate farm bill outline

A Wisconsin senator is encouraged by what is included in their farm bill outline. Democrat Tammy Baldwin tells Brownfield her Dairy Business Innovation Act is part of Chair Debbie Stabenow’s outline. She says, “It’s something that really puts tools in the hands of farmers... Read More.

Ranking member details Republican farm bill framework

The ranking member of the U.S. Senate Ag Committee says the Republican farm bill framework provides the safety net and risk management tools farmers need. Senator John Boozman of Arkansastells Brownfield the safety nets currently in place aren’t working. “This is a... Read More.

Nunn lauds House work on farm bill

U.S. Congressman Zach Nunn says he’s optimistic House lawmakers can pass Chairman Glenn “GT” Thompson’s $1.5 trillion farm bill. “We all agree that we’ve got to have farm in the farm bill and that so far has moved forward with broad support despite some... Read More.

Grassley says Boozman framework puts “farm” back in farm bill

U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley remains pessimistic about the farm bill getting done this year despite recent progress in the Senate Ag Committee. Ranking Member John Boozman released the GOP framework Tuesday, which Grassley says puts more “farm” in the farm bill. “Now, when it comes... Read More.

Senate Ag GOP releases framework for upcoming farm bill

The Ranking Member of the Senate Ag Committee says the Republican-drafted framework of the farm bill puts farmers first. Senator John Boozman of Arkansas says the framework released Tuesday modernizes the farm safety net, facilitates the expansion of access to overseas markets, makes significant investments... Read More.

Vilsack points to CCC as potential farm bill solution

Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack says funding continues to be a major holdup in farm bill negotiations. “We’re still waiting for the House and Senate to put on the table what they are looking at, and I’ve continued to indicate a willingness to sit down... Read More.

A lot on the to-do list in a farm bill year

A U.S. Congressman from Missouri says a new farm bill is on the to-do list once lawmakers return from a state work period in mid-April. And Mark Alford tells Brownfield “we’re going to need a week, at least, on the floor to get a... Read More.