Availability Key to Crop Insurance’s Success

The passage of the 2014 Farm Bill marked a pivotal point in U.S farm policy, whereby the federal government ended...

Availability Key to Crop Insurance’s Success
posted on: Oct 31, 2014 | author: Tricia McCune

Our View: An Apology Would Be Nice

When commodity prices were strong, farm incomes were up, and the agricultural sector was credited with helping offset...

Our View: An Apology Would Be Nice
posted on: Oct 23, 2014 | author: Tricia McCune

Thailand’s Quest for World Domination… In Rice and Sugar

Thailand is a behemoth in the world rice market by anyone’s definition.   Using an assortment of subsidies and...

Thailand’s Quest for World Domination… In Rice and Sugar
posted on: Oct 20, 2014 | author: Tricia McCune

Two New Videos Take Aim at Global Sugar Subsidies

During its recent annual convention, the American Sugar Alliance unveiled two educational videos to illustrate the...

Two New Videos Take Aim at Global Sugar Subsidies
posted on: Oct 10, 2014 | author: Tricia McCune
2012 Ag Census Up Close: Smart Farm Policies Essential To Young Farmers

2012 Ag Census Up Close: Smart Farm Policies Essential To Young Farmers

posted on: Sep 18, 2014 | author: Tricia McCune

The number of young farmers is trending modestly upwards, according to 2012 Ag Census released earlier this year. Young, beginning principal...

Our View: Let the Science Speak for Itself

Our View: Let the Science Speak for Itself

posted on: Sep 11, 2014 | author: Tricia McCune

Farm Policy Facts has never shied away from calling out farm policy critics for mischaracterizing agriculture, defying common sense, or twisting...

Farm Incomes Estimated to Drop 14%; High Input, Low Crop Prices Cited For Decline

Farm Incomes Estimated to Drop 14%; High Input, Low Crop Prices Cited For Decline

posted on: Sep 5, 2014 | author: Tricia McCune

During the Farm Bill debate, many agricultural leaders pointed out the fact that farm policy should be written for the bad times, not the good.   It...

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