Iowa Sen. Chuck Grassley said the 2018 farm bill should end the “dishonest” practice of crop subsidy payments to non-farmers.
Voluntary conservation has “proved unable to achieve reduction in emissions large enough to meet water (quality) goals,” says the American Enterprise Institute.
Bayer and Monsanto may have to wait a few months for antitrust approval of their $66 billion merger.
Speaking to a friendly farm crowd, President Trump said he will work with Congress for a 2018 farm bill “that delivers for all of you, and I support a bill that includes crop insurance.”
Some 72 million acres of farmland are enrolled in USDA’s first green payment program, says a National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition report.