Archive for December 2013

NAWG Weekly Update: Dec. 19, 2013

December 19, 2013

Farm Bill Details Expected in January The House adjourned last Friday for the Holiday recess and the Senate is set to do the same tomorrow but Farm Bill negotiators are still hard at work trying to resolve a few more details in order to provide a conference report by the first week of January. Senate […]

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NAWG Weekly Update: Dec. 12, 2013

December 12, 2013

No Farm Bill This Year Disagreements over the commodity title have further delayed Congress from completing a farm bill by the end of the year. The four principals (Sen. Debbie Stabenow, D-Mich., Sen. Thad Cochran, R-Miss., Rep. Collin Peterson, D-Minn., and Rep. Frank Lucas, R-Okla.) have been exploring various ways to frame the commodity title […]

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NAWG Weekly Update: Dec. 5, 2013

December 5, 2013

Farm Bill Negotiators Make Progress The four principals negotiating the farm bill met Wednesday morning to continue working toward merging the House and Senate bills. After the meeting, House Agriculture Committee Chairman Frank Lucas (R-Okla.) said they made “great progress” and plan to continue working diligently toward a deal. Time is running out if they want […]

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