Just in time for Christmas, President Trump signed the 2018 Farm Bill into law! Wishing you & yours a safe & joyful Christmas!
Tag: Crop Insurance
Farm bill passes the Senate Some good news came our way yesterday as the U.S. Senate approved the 2018 Farm Bill with an 87-13 vote. U.S. Senator John Cornyn & U.S. Senator Ted Cruz both voted in favor of the bill. The U.S. House of Representatives are expected to make their final vote on the […]
2018 Farm Bill Update This week it was announced that the House & Senate negotiators have reached a principle agreement on a five-year farm bill with a goal of getting voted on before December 7. The tentative agreement still has some outstanding items, including forestry provisions, which are currently being sorted out by lead negotiators. […]
On September 30th the 2014 Farm Bill expired and a new bill has yet to make its way to Congress. Financial security for farmers and ranchers is a necessity and particularly with the many obstacles they are facing including low prices, an uncertain market and unpredictable weather. The farm bill will supply that safety net […]
How is recent severe weather impacting agriculture? Severe weather is an all too familiar subject and concern for farmers and ranchers. And what a year 2017 has been. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association (NOAA) has been tracking data on $1 billion+ weather events since 1980 that include droughts, floods, freezes, severe storms, tropical cyclones, […]