farm bill

IL Farm Bureau and Corn Growers Association
9:12 am
Mon July 15, 2013

IL Farm Groups Unhappy with House Farm Bill

The Illinois Corn Grower's Association and the Illinois Farm Bureau both oppose the House's move.
Credit SSS

The U.S. House passed its version of a farm bill by sidestepping the issue that caused its earlier attempt to fail.  Some Illinois farm groups aren't happy with that new approach. 

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Ag vs. Nutrition
2:46 pm
Mon July 8, 2013

IL Farm Bureau Against Splitting Farm Bill

The Illinois Farm Bureau said splitting up the farm bill would be a mistake.
Credit SSS

After a new five year farm bill failed in the US house of representatives, some lawmakers have suggested splitting the large multi hundred billion dollar piece of legislation into two separate bills.

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Want Conservation Compliance included in Farm Bill
2:54 pm
Tue June 18, 2013

Group Wants Farm Subsidies Linked to Environment

The Prairie Rivers Network wants conservation compliance in a new 5 year farm bill.
Credit Discovery.com

The US Senate passed a new five year farm bill last week and the house may take it up as early as this week.

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Measure Approved by US Senate
3:01 pm
Wed June 12, 2013

Crop Insurance Limits in Farm Bill

Senate passed farm bill with limits for crop insurance
Credit Discovery.com

As an extension of the 2008 Farm Bill nears its end, the US Senate passed its version of a new five year bill.

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Lack of Farm Bill Affects Programs
2:52 pm
Thu May 16, 2013

Farm Bill Passes House Committee

Credit Marianne Morgan/InIllinoisWater.org

The house agriculture committee and the Senate have both passed versions of a new five year farm bill. Congress passed a 9 month extension to the current farm bill last year, but the he lack of long term farm bill is affecting conservation programs.

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