Category: Ag News

Battlelines Are Being Drawn: Comparing Current Farm Policy Proposals

On May 1, 2024, Rep. G.T. Thompson, Chairman of the House Committee on Agriculture, and Sen. Debbie Stabenow (D-MI), Chairwoman of the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry, released summaries of their respective farm bill proposals (see here and here).   On May 17, 2024, Chairman Thompson released text of his bill.  Very early this morning, the House Committee on Agriculture …

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Statement of NCFC President Chuck Conner on House Farm Bill Mark-up

The approval of the Farm, Food, and National Security Act of 2024 by the House Agriculture Committee represents a necessary step forward towards passing a new farm bill by the end of this year. I would like to applaud Chairman Thompson for his leadership on moving this bill forward. We look forward to working with …

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NAWG President Keeff Felty Commends Chairman Thompson for Getting 2024 Farm Bill Through the House Ag Committee

Today, the House Committee on Agriculture passed the Farm, Food, and National Security Act of 2024 (H.R. 8472) on a bipartisan vote of 33-21. In response, National Association of Wheat Growers (NAWG) President Keeff Felty made the following statement: “NAWG commends Chairman Thompson for moving the process forward and urges a bipartisan and bicameral process to …

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NCGA Reflects on Farm Bill Markup

The Farm, Food, and National Security Act of 2024 has passed the House Committee on Agriculture by a vote of 33-21. The National Corn Growers Association said many of the recommendations made by corn grower leaders are reflected in the legislation and language in the bill would improve programs for corn growers across the country. …

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ARA Applauds House Ag Committee Vote on Farm Bill

The Agricultural Retailers Association (ARA) President & CEO Daren Coppock released the following statement applauding the bipartisan efforts by the House Agriculture Committee to move the Farm Bill forward: “ARA applauds members of the House Committee on Agriculture for passing a new five-year Farm Bill out of committee, which included several of ARA’s policy priorities. …

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House Ag Committee Passes Farm Bill 33-21 Early Friday Morning

(DTN) The House Agriculture Committee early Friday morning advanced a farm bill after pushing back on Democratic efforts to halt cuts to nutrition and changes to conservation programs. The bill, HR 8467, the $1.5 trillion “Farm, Food and National Security Act of 2024,” passed out of committee on a 33-21 vote with four Democrats joining …

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Milk Producers Thank House Agriculture Committee for Farm Bill Progress and Key Dairy Wins

ARLINGTON, VA – The National Milk Producers Federation thanked members of the House Agriculture Committee for their work to advance a 2024 Farm Bill through Congress this year, with bipartisan approval for a plan introduced by Chairman Glenn “GT” Thompson that includes numerous provisions important to dairy farmers and the cooperatives they own.  “We commend Chairman Thompson …

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NCBA Commends House Agriculture Committee for Passing Farm Bill

Early Friday morning, the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) thanked the House Agriculture Committee for passing the next Farm Bill, known as the Farm, Food, and National Security Act of 2024. This Farm Bill includes top priorities for cattle farmers and ranchers including cattle health, voluntary conservation, and food security provisions. “Cattle producers are thankful that …

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Senate Ag Chair Stabenow Says She Won’t Waste Time Moving Forward on Farm Bill In Senate Ag Committee

Senator Debbie Stabenow (D-MI), Chairwoman of the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry, Friday released the following statement on the House markup of the 2024 Farm Bill.  “I’m glad that Chairman Thompson is working to move the process forward so that we can complete our work on the 2024 Farm Bill this year. Despite …

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Pork Producers One Step Closer to Certainty as Bipartisan Solution for Prop. 12 Clears House Agriculture Committee

The National Pork Producers Council (NPPC) is pleased to announce the U.S. House Agriculture Committee has passed their 2024 Farm Bill, which supported all of producer’s farm bill requests, including a  federal fix to the host of Prop. 12 issues plaguing producers and consumers.  “The 2024 Farm Bill is a golden opportunity to address a …

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