Farm Bill Rules and Details

Following on the release of the farm bill commodity program decision tools, the USDA Farm Service Agency has published the official final rules that regulate the implementation of the ARC and...

Farm Bill Decision Tools Available

USDA has announced the availability of two farm program decision tools that will help producers analyze the base update, yield update, and ARC/PLC program enrollment decisions coming up soon at...

Farm Bill Presentation

A farm bill webinar on May 21 covered elements of the 2014 Farm Bill, including safety net programs (commodity programs, crop insurance, and disaster assistance), conservation programs, and an...

Farm Bill Overview

The 2014 Farm Bill, officially known as the "Agricultural Act of 2014" was signed by the President on February 7, 2014. While rulemaking and program implementation will stretch out over the next...

Disaster Assistance Coming Quickly Under The New Farm Bill

With the new farm bill now in place, rulemaking and program implementation is expected to follow over the next several months. The first new programs out the door to help producers will be the...

A New Farm Bill

After voting to end debate on Monday evening, the Senate voted today to approve the farm bill, following the lead of the House last Wednesday. Expecting President Obama's signature yet...

Farm Bill Here at Last (Maybe)

After several years of debate and development, a new farm bill seems to have finally reached the finish line. At least, the final compromise legislation has been reported out of the conference...