Congress hasn't yet decided how much money will be allocated for the 2007 farm bill, but with higher commodity prices, it appears that the spending baseline will be about $18 billion less than what was allocated for the 2002 farm bill, Senator Chuck Grassl
The American Soybean Association is not yet supporting a National Corn Growers proposal to transition commodity programs to a revenue-based farm income safety net, leaders of the group said Monday. Instead, ASA is putting its emphasis on getting marketing
Senate Agriculture Committee Chairman Tom Harkin (D-IA) said Thursday that any plans by the USDA for early releases from the conservation reserve program (CRP) will have to be made carefully to protect fragile cropland.
CHS Inc. announced today that it will raise the per-bushel premium for 2007 contracted low linolenic soybeans to $0.60, passing along the additional $0.20 per bushel increase recently offered by both seed partners in the program, Monsanto and Pioneer Hi-Br
Representative Bob Goodlatte, the ranking Republican on the House Agriculture Committee, says it's too early to know what will survive out of the USDA's farm bill proposal as Congress writes the law this year. But like many farm state legislators in Washin