Mexico Sours Sugar Farmers’ Easter Holiday

Nine in 10 Americans who will be celebrating Easter this year say they plan to stock up on candy, according to a...

Mexico Sours Sugar Farmers’ Easter Holiday
posted on: Apr 16, 2014 | author: Tricia McCune

2014 Farm Bill Means Big Changes For Agriculture

The 2014 Farm Bill represents a big transition for a major sector of the economy. Since 1996—for the past 18...

2014 Farm Bill Means Big Changes For Agriculture
posted on: Apr 11, 2014 | author: Tricia McCune

Farm Bill Not Only Preserves Crop Insurance, But Improves Upon It

When the 2014 Farm Bill was passed, Farm Policy Facts applauded lawmakers for preserving this cornerstone of the farm...

Farm Bill Not Only Preserves Crop Insurance, But Improves Upon It
posted on: Apr 8, 2014 | author: Tricia McCune

Sour Price Decline as World Ups Subsidies

The United States was not the only nation re-examining its farm laws right recently; although, the United States...

Sour Price Decline as World Ups Subsidies
posted on: Feb 27, 2014 | author: Tricia McCune

Farm Bill Cements Crop Insurance as Cornerstone of Farm Policy: Senator Stabenow Notes New Coalitions Will Be Needed to Fend Off Attacks

Just days after the 2014 Farm Bill was signed into law, crop insurers gathered for their annual meeting to assess...

Farm Bill Cements Crop Insurance as Cornerstone of Farm Policy: Senator Stabenow Notes New Coalitions Will Be Needed to Fend Off Attacks
posted on: Feb 12, 2014 | author: Tricia McCune

Proponents of Tighter Pay Limits and Eligibility Rules Are Too Busy Griping to Notice They Won

Everybody knows at least one person like that.   The person who on a picture perfect summer day, with good health and...

Proponents of Tighter Pay Limits and Eligibility Rules Are Too Busy Griping to Notice They Won
posted on: Feb 3, 2014 | author: Tricia McCune

Farm Bill Reduces Spending… Again

After four years of work and tireless efforts by the Agriculture Committees of both chambers, a new Farm Bill finally...

Farm Bill Reduces Spending… Again
posted on: Jan 31, 2014 | author: Tricia McCune

Agriculture Community Supports Farm Bill Conference Report, Urges Passage

WASHINGTON—The agriculture community applauded the filing of the Farm Bill conference report on Monday, and is...

Agriculture Community Supports Farm Bill Conference Report, Urges Passage
posted on: Jan 29, 2014 | author: Tricia McCune

China’s extensive cotton supports dominate world market; makes U.S. farm supports vital

China is more than just the 800-pound gorilla in the world cotton market. The Asian giant is both the world’s...

China’s extensive cotton supports dominate world market; makes U.S. farm supports vital
posted on: Dec 9, 2013 | author: Tricia McCune

Farm Policy: FY13 in Review

As the worst drought in three decades unfolded last year, opponents of farm programs almost gleefully predicted that...

Farm Policy: FY13 in Review
posted on: Nov 20, 2013 | author: Tricia McCune

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