NEWS
Vilsack Pushes Congress on Farm Bill
Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor
Mon Jan 13, 2014 02:11 PM CST

SAN ANTONIO (DTN) -- Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack suggested Monday one option for helping resolve the dairy conflict in the farm bill would be to allow USDA to buy some excess milk to stabilize prices for producers.

Vilsack spoke to members of the American Farm Bureau Federation who are holding their annual convention in San Antonio this week. As he has for the better part of two years, Vilsack spent most of his speech stressing the importance of a new farm bill and the difficulty getting any legislation through the current Congress.

"My mom used to caution me to have ...

Quick View
  • Prepping for a Pest USDA has released a new set of pest response guidelines for Helicoverpa armigera, the voracious g...
  • Racing the Clock For Brian Marshall, the clock starts the minute a new calf hits the ground. Within the first four...
  • Hay Baling Safety Important Looking at it as a sporting event, mid-July is the halftime of the hay baling season in most of t...
  • "Easy Money Times Over" Feeding the world population won't be as hard as expected over the next decade some experts forec...
  • Weathering the Drought Parts of the panhandle and western Oklahoma are still considered as being in extreme or exception...
  • Clearing the Air EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy told a group of agribusiness representatives that her agency want...
  • Klinefelter: By the Numbers Peak prices since 2007 didn't slow megafarm consolidation. Mid-size operators may need to collabo...
  • Corn's Hidden Highways Scientists are rewriting the route to better hybrids.
  • Ask the Vet Before implanting heifers that will be bred, consult with a veterinarian to be sure fertility won...
Related News Stories
Washington Insider
Klinefelter: By the Numbers
Senate Debates Ag Funding
President Signs WRRDA Bill
Farm Bill Calculations
Ag Program Calculator Creators Selected
Commodity Calculators Coming