∙ Jim Langcuster, Alabama Cooperative Extension System ∙ Until September, farmers will essentially be stranded in what is shaping up to be a public policy impasse — and here’s the part that disturbs many of them: There’s even the...―
∙ National Grange ∙ The extension of the 2008 Farm Bill, included as part of the American Taxpayer Relief Act passed by Congress on Tuesday, lacks input from agricultural leaders in Congress, fails to address the hardships ...―
∙ USA Rice Federation ∙ Informa Economics Issue Monitor is reporting that House Agriculture Committee Chairman Frank Lucas (R-Okla.) told Congressional Quarterly (CQ) the new farm bill markup could be delayed. ∙ read more―
∙ USA Rice Federation ∙ The farm bill extension authorizes direct payments at no reduction for the 2013 crop year, retains the Market Access and Foreign Market Development Programs at mandatory funding levels and makes no...―
∙ Specialty Crop Farm Bill Alliance ∙ The farm bill extension does not include funding for certain expiring programs such as the Specialty Crop Research Initiative and Clean Plant Network. ∙ read more―
Midnight legislation, which contains the 2008 farm bill extension, is expected to raise taxes by some $620 billion by increasing tax rates on incomes over $400,000 for individuals and $450,000 for couples. ∙ read more―
∙ National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition ∙ The farm bill extension deal reached in negotiations between Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell and Vice President Joe Biden is a disaster for farmers and the American people, and ...―
Hey everyone! This week (20th May - 26th May) is National Vegetarian Week across the UK. ...
∙ I created this Greek Chicken and Rice Cake Salad recipe as part of the ...
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