U.S. Reforms Farm Policy while Foreign Competitors Ramp Up Trade-Distorting Subsidies

The critics of U.S. farm policy should feast their eyes on a new study that puts into perspective what America’s...

U.S. Reforms Farm Policy while Foreign Competitors Ramp Up Trade-Distorting Subsidies
posted on: Feb 27, 2015 | author: Farm Policy Facts

A Taxing Budget for Farmers

Much has been made about the President’s FY2016 budget and its proposed cuts to the risk management tools on...

A Taxing Budget for Farmers
posted on: Feb 13, 2015 | author: Farm Policy Facts

Our View: Common-Sense Lessons for Critics of American Agriculture

The critics of farm policy are so desperate to be relevant in a town bent on reform that they continue to gin up...

Our View: Common-Sense Lessons for Critics of American Agriculture
posted on: Feb 11, 2015 | author: Farm Policy Facts

ICYMI: Crop Insurance Takes the Spotlight in Two Diverse Regions of the Country

Last week, newspapers in two different and diverse regions of the country featured editorials on the importance of...

ICYMI: Crop Insurance Takes the Spotlight in Two Diverse Regions of the Country
posted on: Feb 9, 2015 | author: Farm Policy Facts

Coalition Opposes President’s Proposed Crop Insurance Cuts, Urges Legislators to Protect Farm Safety Net

On the heels of the president’s budget release that proposed harmful cuts to crop insurance, a diverse group of...

Coalition Opposes President’s Proposed Crop Insurance Cuts, Urges Legislators to Protect Farm Safety Net
posted on: Feb 5, 2015 | author: Farm Policy Facts

Thanks Kansas City Star for Giving a Voice to Farmers

The merits of having a strong farm policy, including risk management tools like crop insurance, are many times...

Thanks Kansas City Star for Giving a Voice to Farmers
posted on: Jan 27, 2015 | author: Farm Policy Facts

Our View: American Agriculture Remains a Driving Force Behind America’s Success

“The farm – best home of the family, main source of national wealth, foundation of civilized society, the...

Our View: American Agriculture Remains a Driving Force Behind America’s Success
posted on: Jan 20, 2015 | author: Farm Policy Facts

Bah Humbug: WSJ Letters Go Unpublished

In true Ebenezer Scrooge-like fashion, opponents of farm policy used Christmas Eve as a workday to criticize the men...

Bah Humbug: WSJ Letters Go Unpublished
posted on: Jan 12, 2015 | author: Farm Policy Facts

From Loan to Subsidy in the Blink of an Eye

Months after receiving preferential government loans, farmers in India soon will be allowed to walk away from their...

From Loan to Subsidy in the Blink of an Eye
posted on: Dec 17, 2014 | author: Farm Policy Facts

Crop Insurance’s Future Depends on Private-Sector Delivery

Matthew King, a farmer from central Ohio, recently took to the editorial pages of the Columbus Dispatch to defend...

Crop Insurance’s Future Depends on Private-Sector Delivery
posted on: Dec 10, 2014 | author: Farm Policy Facts

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