Tuesday, September 25, 2018
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Alan Guebert reflects on Congress' slow, circular march to some legislative nowhere as September days evaporate.

Alan Guebert says a hallmark of the Trump administration’s management of farm policy is picking fights that are as costly to win as they are to lose.

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.

House members, including three from Ohio, have been named to the House-Senate conference committee on the 2018 farm bill.

The U.S. Senate passed its version of the farm bill, the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018, on a strong bipartisan 86-11 vote June 28.

The U.S. House narrowly approved its version of the 2018 farm bill, 213–211 in a re-vote June 21 of the same measure that failed in May.

The Senate Ag Committee passed its version of the 2018 farm bill out of committee with a 20-1 vote earlier today.

After last week’s farm bill belly flop in the House of Representatives, how do you think its members will be remembered by farmers, ranchers and historians?

The 2018 farm bill will be enacted on behalf of food consumers, and not food producers. Editor Susan Crowell explores the implications.
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