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DAVIS, Calif., June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The new 2014 Farm Bill brought changes in conservation, commodity programs, crop insurance, rural development programs, loans, disaster
Low milk prices paid to family farmers threaten livelihoods, regional economies SOMERVILLE, Mass., June 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than 13,200 Americans signed on to Farm Aid's petition to the U.S.
COLLEGE PARK, Md., April 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the Obama administration has sought to cut farm subsidies for next year's budget they have encountered strong resistance, especially in farm states.
By Scott Stafford, The Berkshire Eagle, Pittsfield, Mass. Aug. 6--The dwindling population of dairy farmers in Massachusetts is watching warily to see how new legislation, awaiting the governor's signature, will affect their battered bottom lines.
By Charles Abbott WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The outmoded U.S. crop subsidy system should be replaced by a farm safety net that pays farmers and ranchers for land stewardship and protects their income through crop insurance and similar devices, an activist group said on Monday.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Congress should rewrite U.S. farm subsidy law dramatically to encourage land stewardship and protect farm income by "revenue-based risk management systems" that would replace an automatic spigot into the U.S.
By Charles Abbott WASHINGTON (Reuters) - House Speaker Dennis Hastert on Friday, put his weight behind reviving a $1 billion dairy subsidy for farmers, supporting a two-year extension like that already approved by the U.S. Senate in a broad federal budget-cutting bill.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republican lawmakers in the U.S. House of Representatives mulled revival of a federal milk subsidy to woo more votes for a $54 billion budget-cutting bill that has run into trouble, three agricultural sources said on Thursday.
By Charles Abbott WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Senate should limit farmers to $250,000 a year in crop subsidies, a 30 percent cut that would stop big growers from gobbling up most of the money, the Senate Finance Committee chairman said on Tuesday.
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