Agriculture—Farm Bill

A strong farm bill provides stability for the volatile farm sector and incorporates important policies, such as price-support programs, crop insurance and loan guarantee programs. 

ICBA Farm Bill Community Banks


Articles & Press Releases

Title Publication Date
House Fails to Advance Farm Bill NewsWatch Today Article 05/21/18
ICBA Statement on House Failure to Pass Farm Bill Press Release 05/18/18
House Farm Bill Proceeds to Floor Debate NewsWatch Today Article 05/17/18
House Farm Bill Floor Debate Expected to Start Tomorrow NewsWatch Today Article 05/15/18
House Expected to Take Up Farm Bill Next Week NewsWatch Today Article 05/11/18
ICBA, Coalition Urge Opposition to Harmful Farm Bill Amendments NewsWatch Today Article 05/10/18
State Associations Urge Support for Crop Insurance NewsWatch Today Article 05/09/18
ICBA, Coalition Oppose Amendments That Would Harm Crop Insurance NewsWatch Today Article 04/30/18
ICBA, ABA Reiterate Key Farm Bill Priorities NewsWatch Today Article 04/18/18
House Ag Committee Chairman Releases Farm Bill NewsWatch Today Article 04/13/18
ICBA Outlines Ag Policies Ahead of Farm Bill Debate NewsWatch Today Article 03/28/18
ICBA White Paper Outlines Farm Policy Recommendations Press Release 03/28/18
Administration’s 2019 Budget Proposes Cuts to Ag Spending NewsWatch Today Article 02/13/18
Bills Would Restrict Crop Insurance Subsidies NewsWatch Today Article 11/13/17
ICBA, ABA Support Ag Mediation Reauthorization NewsWatch Today Article 10/06/17
ICBA Proposes Five Goals for New Farm Bill & Ways to Prevent Next Farm Crisis Press Release 07/25/17
ICBA to Congress: Enhance USDA Credit Programs to Prevent Farm Credit Crunch Press Release 04/04/17
2014 Year in Review: Community Banks Are Winners in Washington CEO Alert 12/02/14
ICBA Statement on House Farm Bill Vote Press Release 07/11/13
ICBA Urges Renewed Efforts on House Farm Bill Press Release 06/20/13

Letters to Congress

Title Recipient Date
House of Representatives
05/09/2018
House of Representatives
05/08/2018
House of Representatives
04/27/2018
House Agriculture Committee
04/19/2018
House, Senate Agriculture Committees
04/17/2018
House and Senate Agricultural Appropriations and Agriculture Committee Chairs and Ranking Members
10/05/2017
House, Senate Appropriations and Budget Committees
02/21/2017
Senators Hoeven and Klobuchar
09/15/2016
Senators Moran and Merkley; Representatives Aderholt and Farr
06/02/2016
Senator Roberts
04/29/2016
Congress
03/21/2016
Senators Enzi and Cochran and Representatives Price and Rogers
03/09/2016
Senators Moran and Merkley
07/13/2015
Representatives Aderholt and Farr
06/17/2015
House
06/09/2014

Letters to Regulators

Title Recipient Date
USDA
12/11/2015

Testimonies

Title Committee Presenter Date
Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry
Brenda Kluesner
07/25/17
House Subcommittee on Commodity Exchanges, Energy, and Credit
Steve Handke
04/04/17

Summaries

Title Content Type Date