Farm Bill

October 4, 2018

The 2014 farm bill expired on Sunday, September 30.  Although Conference leadership has expressed a  desire to finalize the farm bill in October, in order to quickly approve a final agreement in November, without a …

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Farm Bill Deadline Looms

September 20, 2018

Congressional negotiators have not reached agreement on the 2018 farm bill, despite a looming September 30 expiration date for the current farm law.  Capitol Hill agriculture leaders continued to be divided over proposed new work …

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Senate Names Farm Bill Conferees

August 16, 2018

On July 31 the Senate voted to move to conference on the farm bill by a voice vote. Following the vote, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer named nine members …

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Statement on Animal Disease Preparedness and Response Programs

July 19, 2018

Statement on Animal Disease Preparedness and Response Programs Washington, D.C. – July 18, 2018 – America’s farmers, ranchers, and veterinarians applaud the overwhelming passage by the House of a motion to instruct House members on …

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Farm Bill Passes House

June 28, 2018

The House passed H.R. 2, the Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018, on June 21st. The bill passed by a narrow margin of 213-211, with every Democrat and 20 Republicans voting against the bill. House …

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