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The farm bill stalemate

By Jonathan Coppess, Gary Schnitkey, Nick Paulson with the Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics at the University of Illinois, and Carl Zulauf, Department of Agricultural, Environmental and Development Economics at The Ohio State University Both the House and Senate have passed versions of a farm bill this year, but …

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Farm groups pushing for a farm bill

The two largest farming groups in the United States called for swift passage of the farm bill by a congressional conference committee. Faced with the lowest farm income in 12 years, the presidents of the American Farm Bureau Federation and National Farmers Union are asking Senate and House conferees to …

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Progress and hurdles for the 2018 Farm Bill

By Jonathan Coppess, Gary Schnitkey, and Nick Paulson, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics
University of Illinois, and Carl Zulauf, Department of Agricultural, Environmental and Development Economics
Ohio State University The odds for a farm bill in 2018 have improved considerably. On June 13 the Senate Ag Committee moved its version of …

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House passes version of the 2018 Farm Bill

After postponing a vote on immigration compromise legislation, the U.S. House of Representative’s voted 213-211 to approve H.R. 2, the 2018 Farm Bill on June 21. “By approving the 2018 Farm Bill today, members of the House recognized the serious economic challenges facing farmers and ranchers across the country,” said Zippy Duvall, American …

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