March 21, 2018

Farm Bill; and the Agricultural Economy

Farm Bill Issues

DTN Ag Policy Editor Chris Clayton reported yesterday (link requires subscription) that, “Environmental groups want farmers to adhere to stronger conservation compliance rules and want to tie eligibility for crop insurance to conservation compliance, as well.

This is a growing topic as reliance on crop insurance grows and voluntary conservation programs are cut. Regardless of how the debate turns out, trying to build momentum going into the farm bill and really getting these issues front and center is key.”