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Farm Bill Conference Committee Convenes

  • September 6, 2018
DTN Ag Policy Editor Chris Clayton reported Wednesday that, "Conferees on the farm bill understand the economic challenges facing farmers and want to get a farm bill done to provide certainty -- a popular word among them -- to farmers…
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Farm Bill Perspective: SNAP and Conservation

  • August 19, 2018
As the work of the Farm Bill conference committee progresses, two issues, SNAP and conservation, have been singled out as key to the committee's success.  Today's update looks briefly at recent news items that contain lawmaker perspective on these two issues.
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Farm Bill Passes the Senate

  • June 29, 2018
Washington Post writers Caitlin Dewey and Erica Werner reported on Thursday that, "The Senate passed its version of the $428 billion farm bill Thursday, setting up a bitter fight against the House over food stamps, farm subsidies and conservation funding."
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House Narrowly Passes Farm Bill

  • June 21, 2018
Wall Street Journal writers Jesse Newman, Heather Haddon and Siobhan Hughes reported on Thursday that, "The House on Thursday narrowly passed a Republican-written bill that reauthorizes farm programs while also imposing controversial new work requirements on food-stamp recipients, acting on…
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