One of the most influential policies on agriculture is the farm bill. The current farm bill will likely be renewed in 2018. Because the Republican party has a slight majority in both houses, the development, approval and implementation of the next farm bill is “likely to be a smoother process than the two-year process of the previous farm bill,” according to a recent Rabobank report.
The National Farmers Union is urging President Donald Trump not to pull the U.S. out of the Paris climate agreement as the farm organization highlighted that work on climate change could help pull the farm economy out of the current price and income slump. Read moreRead More »
Consumers speak with their wallets, and right now, those wallets are opening more and more for organic and non-GMO crops. And U.S. production isn’t keeping up, according to a new report from CoBank. Read moreRead More »