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NAWG Report on Farm Bill – June 18, 2018

NAWG Report on Farm Bill – June 18, 2018

With the expectation that the Farm Bill could hit the Senate floor later this week, a coalition of organizations supporting crop insurance is going to send a letter to all Senators urging them to oppose harmful amendments.  The letter is pretty much identical to a letter that

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ACTION REQUIRED To help set emergency programs into place:

Today’s US Drought Monitor map states, “the lack of precipitation combined with near record temperatures and high winds has created very dry growing conditions across the Dakotas, with little to no hay production expected. The U.S. Department of Agriculture rates more than half of the top soil

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SD WHEAT INC., 3-7-2017 Legislative Update

SD WHEAT INC., 3-7-2017 Legislative Update – SD Wheat Commission <style type=”text/css”> .wpb_animate_when_almost_visible { opacity: 1; }</style> SD WHEAT INC., 3-7-2017 Legislative Update http://www.sdlegislature.gov/Legislative_Session For questions contact Caren at the SDWI office at 605-224-4418.   HOUSE BILLS HB 1038  An Act to repeal the requirement for farm

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SD WHEAT INC., 2-14-2017 Legislative Update

SD WHEAT INC., 2-14-2017 Legislative Update http://www.sdlegislature.gov/Legislative_Session For questions contact Caren at the SDWI office at 605-224-4418.   HOUSE BILLS HB 1038  An Act to repeal the requirement for farm corporations to file farm annual reports with the secretary of State.  This bill is a duplicate of

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SD WHEAT INC., 2-6-2017 Legislative Update

SD WHEAT INC., 2-6-2017 Legislative Update http://www.sdlegislature.gov/Legislative_Session For questions contact Caren at the SDWI office at 605-224-4418.   HOUSE BILLS HB 1038  An Act to repeal the requirement for farm corporations to file farm annual reports with the secretary of State.  This bill is a duplicate of

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SD WHEAT INC., 1-23-2017 Legislative Update

SD WHEAT INC., 1-23-2017 Legislative Update http://www.sdlegislature.gov/Legislative_Session For questions contact Caren at the SDWI office at 605-224-4418.   HOUSE BILLS HB 1038  An Act to repeal the requirement for farm corporations to file farm annual reports with the secretary of State.  This bill is a duplicate of

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Decade Lows in Wheat Prices Supports Need for Effective Farm Bill

August 29, 2016 Washington, D.C. – Record yields across the U.S. and favorable conditions around the world this harvest season have brought the lowest price of wheat in nearly a decade, with wheat futures down, causing a dilemma for elevator operators as an oversupply of wheat has

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NAWG Applauds Senate Prioritization of Farm Economy Amidst Low Prices

Today, the Senate Agriculture Committee is holding a hearing on the Current State of the Farm Economy, with Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack testifying. NAWG submitted testimony to the Committee discussing the dire economic conditions in wheat country, conveying the importance of current safety net and risk management

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August 25, 2016 Drought Update

North Plains and Corn Belt Well-placed showers brought some relief to drought-affected areas from southern Montana to the Black Hills of South Dakota. Pockets of dryness (D0) and moderate drought (D1) were also reduced in size or eliminated in parts of the western and eastern Corn Belt.

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SD Wheat Inc. Legislative Update February 26, 2016

Issues of importance or interest to agriculture are listed below: click on the link to read complete legislation. To find ANY bill click on the following links: HOUSE http://legis.sd.gov/Legislative_Session/Bills/default.aspx?Session=2016#HB SENATE: http://legis.sd.gov/Legislative_Session/Bills/default.aspx?Session=2016#SB   SB 3 revises the definition for determining ag land property by revising income criteria (gross

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