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Impact of farm bill provisions on soil health reviewed

The Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018 (i.e., 2018 Farm Bill) includes multiple changes to existing programs. New provisions provide additional incen... READ MORE »

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Farm bill hikes limits, makes other changes to farm loans

Higher limits are now available for borrowers interested in USDA’s farm loans, which help agricultural producers purchase farms or cover operating e... READ MORE »

Farm bill to cost NY farms $3M more in labor, study finds

New York Farm Bureau highlighted a new report March 5 that detailed the extreme costs facing the state’s family farms should the farmworker labor bi... READ MORE »

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Listening session seeks input on 2018 Farm Bill

U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Under Secretary for Farm Production and Conservation Bill Northey announced that USDA is hosting a listening ses... READ MORE »

Farm bill signing saluted by United Fresh Produce Association

The United Fresh Produce Association applauded the signing of the 2018  Farm Bill, the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018, by President Donald Trump... READ MORE »

Farm bill signed by President Trump; reaction positive

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue on Dec. 20 celebrated President Donald Trump’s signing of the 2018 Farm Bill and issued the following sta... READ MORE »

Specialty crop growers seeing support in approved farm bill

A farm bill full of support for specialty crop growers is headed to President Donald Trump's desk after  U.S. House of Representatives vote late Dec.... READ MORE »

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Farm Bill on track for approval full of specialty crops’ support

Specialty crop producers are well-thought of in the farm bill headed toward imminent approval by Congress. The Bill passed the U.S. Senate 87-13 o... READ MORE »

Farm bill near passage, still contains produce priorities

The Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018, or H.R. 2, is on its way to passing this week, after theHouse and the Senate Farm Bill Conference Committee... READ MORE »

Stabenow: Farm bill has Michigan on every page

U.S. Sen. Debbie Stabenow, D-Michigan, Ranking Member of the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry praised the Dec. 11 release... READ MORE »


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