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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.

Michigan Ag Director: Act as if your farm has Influenza A

Michigan’s Department of Agriculture and Rural Development Director says all dairy and poultry farms need to have the mindset they are already positive for avian influenza. Tim Boring testified about the ongoing outbreak this morning before the state’s House and Senate Ag Committees. “Your... 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.

Kansas Farm Invites Innovative Experiments

150-year-old family farm experiments today with technology of tomorrow By Greg Doering, Kansas Living McPHERSON COUNTY, Kan. — Ray Flickner knows the usual risks farmers take with weather, price volatility and personal safety. He’s also become quite comfortable... Read More.

Farm Bureau says USDA needs solar recommendations for farmland

A policy specialist with the American Farm Bureau Federation says the organization wants USDA to outline solar development best practices for ag lands. Arica Hamilton tells Brownfield, “One part of a AFBF policy is to try and push solar developments to brownfield or conservation... Read More.