By: Brian R. Williams, Assistant Extension Professor Department of Agricultural Economics, Mississippi State Universtity
The 2016 elections are now a distant memory and the transition into a new presidential administration is nearly complete. Only three cabinet picks have yet to… Continue reading
Today, Tim White, a cattle producer from Lexington, Kentucky, testified before the House Small Business Committee’s Subcommittee on Agriculture, Energy, and Trade regarding the future of America’s small family farms. In his testimony, White called on Congress to address the… Continue reading
The House Agriculture Committee approved legislation that would repeal Country of Origin Labeling (H.R. 2393) by a bi-partisan vote of 38 to 6. National Cattlemen’s Beef Association President of Chugwater, Wyoming, cattleman Philip Ellis applauded today’s action. “I thank Chairman… Continue reading
COLLEGE STATION – Farmers have several important decisions to make under the 2014 farm bill, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service economist.
Producers have the the option to chose between two safety net programs: Price Loss Coverage, also… Continue reading
By: Jennifer Stewart
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – A Purdue Extension agricultural economist has published two articles that include analysis of what the 2014 farm bill could mean for farmers and agriculture in the Midwest.
The articles, "What Will the 2014… Continue reading
By: Scott Brown
COLUMBIA, Mo. – Farmers who lost forages or livestock in the drought of 2012 should prepare to document those losses. The 2014 farm bill includes livestock disaster aid going back to 2011.
Nearly $1 billion in… Continue reading