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Peterson: Farm Bill Could be Passed Next Week

AFBF

The Ranking Democrat of the House Agriculture Committee predicts the farm bill will be considered next…

Survey Shows Farmers Concerned with Lack of Farm Bill

AFBF

Farmers are expressing concern over the lack of a new farm bill in the latest Purdue University/CME Group…

No House Votes, Farm Bill Delayed

American Farm Bureau Federation

House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy of California Monday said the House of Representatives will not…

Nominations sought for Ag Business, Ag Educator of the Year

Nominations sought for Ag Business, Ag Educator of the Year

Quincy Chamber of Commerce

Think of the agribusinesses in your community. What makes them stand out among their competitors? How…

Farm Bill Agreement in Principle

AFBF

An agreement in principle on the farm bill brings the legislation closer to completion, with hopes remaining…

Farm Bill Agreement Reached

AFBF

House and Senate ag leaders announced a farm bill agreement, in principle, Thursday morning. In a joint…

Forestry Title a Farm Bill Sticking Point

AFBF

As agriculture eagerly awaits a farm bill, another hurdle has emerged. Now, a forestry dispute appears…

Congress Returns with Hopes of Farm Bill Passage

AFBF

Lawmakers return to Washington, D.C., this week with a need to still find a path forward on the farm…

Final Illinois Weekly Crop Report for 2018

Final Illinois Weekly Crop Report for 2018

by Jim Dewey

There were 2.8 days suitable for fieldwork during the week ending November 25, 2018. Statewide, the averagetemperature…

Final Missouri Weekly Crop Report for 2018

Final Missouri Weekly Crop Report for 2018

by Jim Dewey

Temperatures last week averaged 41.6 degrees, 0.3 degrees below normal. Precipitation averaged 0.31 inches…

China Takes Action to Increase ASF Reporting

American Farm Bureau Federation

The Chinese agriculture ministry is taking steps to counter concerns that the number of African Swine…

USDA Cancels Trade Aid to Smithfield

AFBF

The Department of Agriculture has canceled trade mitigation program payments to Chinese-owned Smithfield…

Harvest Nearly Complete in Illinois

Harvest Nearly Complete in Illinois

Weekly Crop Progress Report

There were 2.9 days suitable for fieldwork during the week ending November 18, 2018. Statewide, the average…

Missouri Soyubean Harvest Still Behind Last Year

Missouri Soyubean Harvest Still Behind Last Year

Weekly Crop Progress report

Temperatures last week averaged 32.0 degrees, 12.5 degrees below normal. Precipitation averaged 0.20…

Farm Bill Conference Committee Talks Suddenly Close

American Farm Bureau Federation

The farm bill conference committee could have an agreement in place as this week starts. “We’re darn…

Roberts, Conaway, Engaged in Finger-pointing

AFBF

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnel calls passing a farm bill a top priority for the lame duck session,…

Farm Census Results to be Released in February 2019

by Jim Dewey

Interview with Donald Buysse, Chief of the National Agricultural Statistics Service’s CensusPlanning…

E-15 Will be a Boon for Corn Growers

Interview with Growth Energy CEO Emily Skor

Interviewed during 75th annual convention of the National Association of Farm Broadcasting.

AFBF Confident of Farm Bill Approval

by Jim Dewey

Andrew Walmsley - AFBF Director of Congretional Relations

Trump Veto Threat Not Taken Seriously

American Farm Bureau Federation

As Congress is back in D.C., both House and Senate Ag leaders are promising to take action on a new farm…

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