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Comparison of the Senate-passed and House-passed Farm Bills

Comparison of the Senate-passed and House-passed Farm Bills

Regarding the Commodity titles, the House bill includes language to specifically reauthorize various programs, whereas the Senate bill’s approach to reauthorizing programs is primarily to change the dates of authorization in statute.  It’s a structural difference, but we make note of this because there will be some

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NAWG Responds to House Passing its 2018 Farm Bill

NAWG Responds to House Passing its 2018 Farm Bill

Washington, D.C. (June 21, 2018) – Today, with a vote of 213-211, the House of Representatives passed its version of the 2018 Farm Bill. In response, NAWG President Jimmie Musick made the following statement: “NAWG commends the House of Representatives for working to move the Farm Bill

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NAWG Report on Farm Bill – June 21, 2018

NAWG Report on Farm Bill – June 21, 2018

Today is expected to be the big day in the House for immigration and the Farm Bill.  There will be several series of votes throughout the day.  They are expected to begin with debate and a vote on a rule for consideration of H.R. 4760 (the Securing

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NAWG Report on Farm Bill – June 20, 2018

NAWG Report on Farm Bill – June 20, 2018

House Update: As you may recall when the Farm Bill failed in the House last month, it was due in part to nea votes from some House Freedom Caucus members who demanded separate votes on immigration.  Speaker Ryan shortly thereafter filed a motion to reconsider, a procedural

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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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