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.
As the Senate Farm Bill made its way out of committee on Wednesday, hemp growers got a waft of good news. Soon, it could be legal to grow hemp. Read moreRead More »
“President Donald Trump’s No. 1 priority for agriculture is international trade, followed by a “reliable, affordable workforce,” Ray Starling, special assistant to the president for agriculture. Read moreRead More »