Now that President Donald Trump has signed the 2018 Farm Bill into law, NACD’s Government Affairs Team will be releasing a series of blog posts to break down the bill in more detail with the expected changes folks can expect on the ground as USDA works to implement […]
Native American leaders say a coordinated lobbying effort on the 2018 farm bill has paid off, with unprecedented provisions that will benefit tribal nations across the country. That effort, with its ripple effects across the United States, has its roots in Minnesota. “This is really one of the […]
President Trump signed the farm bill today at 4 p.m. without SNAP work requirement changes and has proposed the changes through the USDA. The proposal, released this morning, seeks to have all Able-Bodied Adults Without Dependents (ABAWDs) ages 18-49 on SNAP placed into work programs, promoting the idea […]
The Senate on Thursday passed a bill that makes modest modifications to existing farm programs while largely avoiding changes to food stamps, setting up a showdown with the House…GOP aides said the farm bill is expected to go to conference, where Senate and House leadership will try to […]
NACD President Brent Van Dyke wrote on June 12, 2018 to Senate Agriculture Committee leaders about the Farm Bill. Van Dyke expressed NACD’s support for the work and time spent by the committee and for supporting conservation programs. NACD expressed concern with funding for the Regional Conservation Partnership […]
NATIONAL – The National Association of Conservation Districts also expressed its disappointed [sic]. “Today’s defeat brings us further away from passing a new farm bill on time and providing producers with the certainty they need to continue feeding and clothing this nation,” Brent Van Dyke, NACD president, said. […]
NATIONAL – Joining the CO Ag News Network and FarmCast Radio to discuss National Stewardship Week and other topics is the Jeremy Peters, who serves as the Chief Executive Officer of the National Association of Conservation Districts… Topics within the interview include: National Stewardship Week Recap Farm Bill Update […]
FARM BILL – The House farm bill is scheduled for debate and a vote on the chamber’s floor the week of May 7, according to two Democratic aides.