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. 

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Articles & Press Releases

Title Publication Date
ICBA-Backed Bill Would Raise USDA Loan Limits NewsWatch Today Article 05/17/19
USDA Issues Notice on Importing Hemp Seeds NewsWatch Today Article 04/22/19
USDA Announces Higher Loan Limits Under Farm Bill NewsWatch Today Article 04/15/19
Bowman: Fed Recognizes Value of Ag Loan Workouts NewsWatch Today Article 03/28/19
Retroactive Dairy Program Enrollment Starts Today NewsWatch Today Article 03/25/19
Budget Proposal Includes Ag Cuts NewsWatch Today Article 03/12/19
USDA’s Perdue Testifies on Farm Bill Progress NewsWatch Today Article 02/27/19
Senate Ag Leader: Consider Expected Dairy Payments as Collateral NewsWatch Today Article 02/11/19
USDA Extends Farm Service Agency Deadlines NewsWatch Today Article 02/04/19
Dairy, Livestock Programs Resume After Shutdown NewsWatch Today Article 01/30/19
ICBA Applauds House Passage of Farm Bill Press Release 12/12/18
ICBA Applauds Senate Passage of Farm Bill Press Release 12/11/18
Congress Closing in on Farm Bill Deal NewsWatch Today Article 11/30/18
Bipartisan Farm Bill Offer on the Table NewsWatch Today Article 11/19/18
Farm Bill Deal Unlikely Ahead of Sunday Deadline NewsWatch Today Article 09/27/18
Farm Bill Conferees Hold First Public Meeting NewsWatch Today Article 09/06/18
ICBA Applauds Senate for Passing Farm Bill Press Release 06/28/18
ICBA Opposes Crop Insurance Cuts Ahead of Senate Debate NewsWatch Today Article 06/25/18
ICBA Applauds House Passage of Farm Bill Press Release 06/21/18
ICBA Applauds Senate Ag Committee Passage of Farm Bill Press Release 06/13/18

Letters to Congress

Title Recipient Date
U.S. House
12/12/2018
U.S. House
12/12/2018
Senate
06/22/2018
Senate Agriculture Committee
06/12/2018
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

Letters to Regulators

Title Recipient Date
USDA
03/04/2019
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