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One minute we’re celebrating a trade deal that’s years from enactment, the next we’re hoping no one notices the lack of a farm bill that's needed.

Alan Guebert believes Congress, the White House and most commodity groups are positioning U.S. agriculture to repeat that colossal farm bill failure.

Alan Guebert reflects on Congress' slow, circular march to some legislative nowhere as September days evaporate.

Farmers must tell lawmakers how their operations have benefitted from farm bill programs so that the 2018 bill reflects the needs of American farmers.

While the Senate and House each passed versions of the farm bill earlier this summer, neither is in a hurry to combine them before leaving Capitol Hill.

There’s something wrong with a process that delivers a farm bill so flawed groups on opposite ends of the political spectrum join forces to condemn it.

No one, on either side of the farm bill debate, can explain why Chairman Mike Conaway is offering a partisan bill loaded with short-term policy choices.

The House Ag Committee Republican chairman went full cowboy on committee Democrats after learning they would vote no on his 2018 farm bill due to SNAP cuts.

In farm and ranch country, spring brings tough questions and choices. Both could have been softened if farm and political leaders sought compromise.

According to Alan Guebert, the 2018 farm bill is a 2014 clone. That means market trends funded under the 2014 Farm Bill will get more fuel to grow.
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