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Thompson: Prop 12 fix expected in new farm bill

The chairman of the House Agriculture Committee says he’s excited to include language in the new farm bill that addresses interstate commerce. Glenn “GT” Thompson tells Brownfield the Proposition 12 law that went into effect earlier this year has driven up the cost of... Read More.

Thompson, Vilsack debate fertilizer price and availability

The cost of agricultural inputs and its impact on food prices was debated during a House Ag Committee hearing on Wednesday. Chairman Glenn “GT” Thompson said producers haven’t been able to catch any breaks when it comes to fertilizer. “We’re not producing more fertilizer,”... Read More.

Thompson outlines importance of next farm bill

House Ag Committee Chairman Glenn “GT” Thompson says farmers and ranchers have faced a number of challenges and need some relief. “These men and women have struggled with fractured supply chains, considerable input costs, relentless inflation, natural disasters, volatile markets and labor shortages, each... Read More.

Thompson: farm bill work still expected in March

The Chairman of the House Agriculture Committee says March is the first month there would be enough time to work on the new farm bill in the House, but there are no guarantees. Glenn “G.T” Thompson tells Brownfield the mark up and voting... Read More.