Oklahoma Farm Report masthead graphic with wheat on the left and cattle on the right.
Howdy Neighbors!
Ron Hays, Director of Farm Programming Radio Oklahoma Network  |  7401 N. Kelley Ave. Oklahoma City, OK 73111  |  (405) 841-3675  |  Fax: (405) 841-3674

advertisements
   
   
   
   
    
   
   
   
   

Agricultural News


Senate Ag Committee Chairwoman Stabenow Pushes for Farm Bill Wrapup This Week in the Senate

Tue, 04 Jun 2013 04:58:00 CDT

Senate Ag Committee Chairwoman Stabenow Pushes for Farm Bill Wrapup This Week in the Senate Senator Debbie Stabenow, Chairwoman of the US Senate Agriculture Committee, offered an overview of the 2013 Farm Bill to her colleagues in the Senate on Monday afternoon- urging a quick conclusion to the floor debate of the measure by the end of this week. In her remarks, the Chairwoman told the Senate "“We have had a good debate and a number of votes, and we’re close to finishing the Bill…his Bill saves money by tightening the rules to prevent fraud and misuse in our nutrition programs. Our nutrition programs are critical, critical and essential. Just as crop insurance is there when a farmer has a disaster, food programs are there when a family has a disaster.”


It's unknown if she has made progress in getting agreements to limit the number of amendments that will be considered on the floor before a final vote on the 2013 Farm Bill can occur. Unless the number of amendments can be trimmed substantially, there is little chance of finishing the bill quickly.


You can see the Chairlady's remarks to the Senate by clicking on the play button in the video box below.








   

 

WebReadyTM Powered by WireReady® NSI

 


Top Agricultural News

  • Leffler Says Lower Placements Friendly News for Cattle Market  Fri, 23 Jan 2015 16:59:22 CST
  • Afternoon Futures Markets Wrap Up, Friday, January 23, 2015  Fri, 23 Jan 2015 15:59:36 CST
  • Friday Closing Market Wrap Up with Tom Leffler  Fri, 23 Jan 2015 15:54:50 CST
  • Oklahoma Grain Elevator Cash Bids, Friday, January 23, 2015  Fri, 23 Jan 2015 15:51:38 CST
  • Neonicotinoid Seed Treatments Critical for Certain Soybean Operations   Fri, 23 Jan 2015 15:49:24 CST
  • Proposed Cedar Control Program Offers Incentive to Prisoners   Fri, 23 Jan 2015 15:46:27 CST
  • Beef Checkoff Working Group Outlines Agreed-Changes to Checkoff  Fri, 23 Jan 2015 15:33:41 CST
  • Mazzei and Sears to Introduce Legislation to Reform New Wind Farm Subsidies  Fri, 23 Jan 2015 11:45:24 CST

  • More Headlines...

          

    Ron salutes our daily email sponsors!

    Wireless Pioneer Oklahoma City Farm Show Croplan Genetics P&K Equipment American Farmers & Ranchers KIS FUTURES, INC. Stillwater Milling Oklahoma Cattlemen's Association Oklahoma Farm Bureau Big Iron

       
       
    © 2008-2015 Oklahoma Farm Report
    Email Ron   |   Newsletter Signup

    WebReady powered by WireReady® NSI