September 18, 2019

Farm Bill Hearing; Biofuels; Climate Issues; and Animal Agriculture

Farm Bill Hearing: USDA-SRA Crop Insurance Proposal a Prominent Issue

A House Ag Committee news release from yesterday stated that, “House Agriculture Subcommittee on General Farm Commodities and Risk Management Chairman Leonard Boswell, D-Iowa, today held the Subcommittee’s first hearing to review U.S. farm safety net programs in advance of the 2012 Farm Bill.

“The Agriculture Committee has begun the process of writing the 2012 Farm Bill, holding field hearings in eight states. Today’s subcommittee hearing is the next step in the process.

“The Subcommittee heard from U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Under Secretary for Farm and Foreign Agricultural Services Jim Miller.”