Agriculture—Solutions & Programs

Articles & Press Releases

Solutions& Programs

Title Publication Date
ICBA Encourages Speedy Adoption of Broadband Expansion NewsWatch Today Article 06/20/17
ICBA, Coalition Support Funding for USDA Farm Loans NewsWatch Today Article 06/13/17
ICBA Joins FDIC Roundtable on Ag Industry NewsWatch Today Article 06/08/17
ICBA Urges Proper Funding for Farm Bill, Crop Insurance, Guaranteed Loans Press Release 05/23/17
USDA Elevates Rural Development in Reorg NewsWatch Today Article 05/11/17
Senators Seek Robust Farm Service Agency Funding NewsWatch Today Article 05/09/17
ICBA Supports Bill Offering Tax Relief for Rural Lending Press Release 04/28/17
ICBA to Congress: Enhance USDA Credit Programs to Prevent Farm Credit Crunch Press Release 04/04/17
ICBA Testifying on Improving Farm Bill Credit Programs NewsWatch Today Article 03/31/17
ICBA Seeks Congressional Hearings on Farm Credit System NewsWatch Today Article 03/29/17
ICBA Supports Perdue Nomination for Ag Secretary NewsWatch Today Article 03/22/17
ICBA, Coalition Back Continued Support for Crop Insurance NewsWatch Today Article 03/13/17
House Ag Committee Requests Farm Bill Flexibility NewsWatch Today Article 03/01/17
Agencies Release Swap Margin Guidance NewsWatch Today Article 02/23/17
ICBA Urges Congress to Avoid Farm Bill Cuts NewsWatch Today Article 02/21/17
Rural Decline Slows in February: Index NewsWatch Today Article 02/16/17
Congress Preps for Farm Bill with Hearing on Rural Economy NewsWatch Today Article 02/15/17
USDA Offering Assistance Following Southeast Storms NewsWatch Today Article 02/08/17
USDA Projects Continuing Financial Deterioration NewsWatch Today Article 02/07/17
Bill Would Increase USDA Loan Levels NewsWatch Today Article 02/03/17

Letters to Congress

Title Recipient Date
Sens. Cochran and Leahy and Reps. Frelinghuysen and Lowey
05/01/2017
Senators Roberts and Stabenow
03/22/2017
USDA, OMB, Congressional Budget and Appropriations Committees
03/13/2017
House, Senate Appropriations and Budget Committees
02/21/2017
Senators Moran and Merkley and Representatives Aderholt and Farr
12/01/2016
Senators Hoeven and Klobuchar
09/15/2016
Senators Moran and Merkley
07/13/2015
Representatives Aderholt and Farr
06/17/2015
Representatives Conaway and Peterson
05/14/2015
Senators Enzi and Sanders and Representatives Price and Van Hollen
02/23/2015
Farm Bill Conference Members
10/22/2013

Letters to Regulators

Title Recipient Date
USDA
05/05/2017
USDA, OMB, Congressional Budget and Appropriations Committees
03/13/2017
USDA
12/11/2015
Office of Regulatory Policy, Farm Credit Administration
04/20/2015
FCC
03/05/2014

Testimonies

Title Committee Presenter Date
House Subcommittee on Commodity Exchanges, Energy, and Credit
Steve Handke
04/04/17
House Agriculture Committee
Written Statement
03/29/17
House Subcommittee on Livestock, Rural Development and Credit
Sean Williams
06/25/14

Summaries

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