farm bill


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a statute that would regulate farm production and prices

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The die for the new farm bill was cast, Democrats say, when Chairman Richard Lugar, R-Ind.
The huge farm bill President Barack Obama signed on 7 February 2014 authorized a total of $956 billion in spending over a decade.
Congress passed a 2014 farm bill that addressed the cotton subsidy issues that were the subject of Brazil's first WTO case.
Congressional negotiators are working on the final phase of the 2013 Farm Bill, and everything is on the negotiating table.
Rather it preferred that farm policy revert to permanent law from 1949, which would be the default result if a new farm bill was not passed or the existing one extended after March 15.
Keynote speakers John McDonald of the Oregon Association of Conservation Districts and Brise Tencer of the Organic Farming Research Foundation will discuss the pros and cons of the Farm Bill.
The 2002 Farm Bill has surged forward in the House and Senate this fall, even though farm programs do not need to be reauthorized until next year, and many participants have suggested Congress postpone action until then.
The fates of Florida's vast, watery wilderness and Iowa's corn fields are connected through a part of the federal farm bill called the sugar program.
The version of the Farm Bill currently being considered by Congress has been projected by the Congressional Budget Office to cost taxpayers as much as $970 billion over the next ten years," said CCAGW President Tom Schatz.
Today's announcement represents just one part of a series of investments the new Farm Bill makes in the next generation of agriculture, which is critical to economic growth in communities across the country.
44 billion for dairy programs since the 2002 Farm Bill (which I voted against).
31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Congressional Conferees began work Wednesday on resolving differences between the Senate and House provisions in the Farm Bill, but Andrew McElwaine, President and CEO American Farmland Trust, noted the federal shutdown has not ended for many farm programs because the existing Farm Bill expired on September 30.
Delays in finishing a new five-year farm bill may force Congress to push back implementation until January 2009, Peterson said.
The proverbial political pendulum has been swinging back and forth since the Country-of-Origin Labeling Act was passed by Congress and signed into law as a piece of the 2002 Farm Bill by President George W.
Land Conservation and Management rose dramatically between 1984 and 1989, due to the impact of the Conservation Reserve Program contained in the 1985 Farm Bill.