NEWS
Senate Farm Bill Released
Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor
Thu May 9, 2013 03:00 PM CDT

WASHINGTON (DTN) -- While the Senate Agriculture Committee was waiting to finish bullet points before releasing its initial draft of the farm bill, known as the chairman's mark, the bill language nonetheless became public Thursday.

DTN political correspondent Jerry Hagstrom released the bill language in The Hagstrom Report, stealing some thunder from Committee Chairwoman Debbie Stabenow, D-Mich., in the process. Stabenow named the bill the "Agriculture Reform, Food and Jobs Act of 2013."

The Senate Agriculture Committee is searching for a budget score that shows a $23 billion reduction in spending for USDA programs over 10 years compared to current ...

Quick View
  • Stay on Top of SDS The distinctive yellow patches of sudden death syndrome (SDS) are surfacing in soybean fields acr...
  • Ample Stocks Ahead Drought recovery in many areas has led to higher stocks, brighter production prospects and modera...
  • Precision Ag Potential Pending Precision agriculture proponents insist the industry can revolutionize agriculture, but first mor...
  • Cash Rent Reset - 2 Iowa farmland owners Fred and Lodean Cook may consider flexible cash leases for the first time th...
  • Iowa Land Gets a Bounce Key Midwest land values are stuck in neutral or sliding below 2014 levels, recently released opin...
  • Canadian Dairy Conundrum Coping with Canada's dairy industry import tariffs and supply controls remains one of the stickin...
  • Klinefelter: By the Numbers Deteriorating profit margins flip the fortunes of big renters and conservative owner-operators. I...
  • Training for Sustainability The Hmong American Farmers Association is helping producers who migrated to the United States fol...
  • Ask the Vet What are these crusty scabs on my cattle?
Related News Stories
WOTUS Conflict Hits Boiling Point
WOTUS Live in Some States
Washington Insider - Friday
WOTUS Injunction Granted
EPA: WOTUS Enforcement Begins Friday
Ag Policy Blog
WOTUS Injunction Rejected
Washington Insider - Thursday
Washington Insider
Clinton Offers Rural Proposals in Iowa