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New Congressional Budget Office data suggests this year's farm subsidies will cost more and produce unwanted outcomes.

The 2014 Farm Bill was enacted on February 7, 2014. NRCS offers voluntary Farm Bill conservation programs that benefit both agricultural producers and the environment.
Some programs will be available immediately, while others will require limited time to be set up within the agency. Details are on each program page and at your local USDA Service Center.
Current Farm Bill contracts remain in effect; new sign-up information will be announced here as it becomes available.

“We are mad as hell. We are not going to take this anymore.” That’s what the head of the National Corn Growers Association said at a recent meeting in response to U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Vilsack’s comment that they should be less polite when they tell House Republicans that the nation needs a Farm Bill.

Antihunger advocates are critical, pointing to $8 billion in food stamp cuts over the next decade.

The farm bill continues to advance as the U.S. Senate approved the legislation today with a 68-32 vote.

Read President Obama Signed The Farm Bill in addition to hundreds of recent farming and agriculture news articles. View up to date crop reports, livestock information and ag industry breaking news from

K-State farm management economist Mykel Taylor shares the findings of a new survey which polled Kansas farmers about what led them to choose either the Agricultural Risk Coverage (ARC) or the Price Loss Coverage (PLC) option under the USDA farm program.. This information is expected to be useful as the 2018 Farm Bill is being drafted.

Farm Bill Getting Back On Track. I’m Greg Martin with today’s Line On Agriculture.The farm bill has unexpectedly gotten back on track with a late breaking decision by the House GOP to go to conference with the Senate - even as efforts continued to resolve the debt crisis and government shutdown. Pro

With serious economic challenges facing agriculture, underscored by even deeper concerns in some commodity sectors, the American Farm Bureau Federation board of directors outlined the organization’s key objectives for the 2018 farm bill.

The Senate is expected to vote as soon as next week on its bipartisan farm bill.

Online decision tool provides guidance for APAS tool under 2014 Farm Bill.

Farm groups are urging Congress to provide more support to farmers and ranchers in the next farm bill. Micheal Clements has more.

Today, we begin a month-long effort to highlight the one-year anniversary of the Agricultural Act of 2014, also known as the Farm Bill, by launching a new multimedia channel packed with compelling stories, stunning photography and even a personal note from Secretary Vilsack to USDA’s friends, partners and staff; “It is because of you that this has been called ‘the most successful Farm Bill implementation.’”

The Farm Bill provides a crucial safety net for America's farmers and ranchers... and America's birds
For birds, the Farm Bill secures important habitat for more than 100 bird species and is America's largest source of funding for habitat conservation on private lands.
For landowners, Farm Bill

Fresno County Farm Bureau CEO Ryan Jacobsen stopped by the KSEE24 studios to talk about the water bill, signed into law today by President Barack Obama.

“Republicans and Democrats get what they want out of a trillion-dollar spending bill,” Rep. Marlin Stutzman says. “It’s a bipartisan rip-off.”

“Early chatter suggests the next farm bill debate will begin in early 2017, with the goal of being completed by the date many provisions in the 2014 farm bill expire on Sept. 30, 2018."

2018 Farm Bill Outlook Sponsored by the Agricultural and Food Law Consortium Topic: With net farm income in the U.S. falling...

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