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Monday, December 22, 2008
US farm bill seen to enhance domestic agricultural protection
December 22, 2008 US farm bill seen to enhance domestic agricultural protection     The 2008 US farm bill strengthens protection for American farmers, said the Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics (ABARE). ABARE said hig ...
Monday, November 3, 2008
US farm bill likely to hurt Vietnamese tra catfish shipments
November 3, 2008 US farm bill likely to hurt Vietnamese tra catfish shipments                        The US Farm Bill, which includes provisions designed to restrict imports of Vietnamese tra catfish fillets, may hurt shipments of the produ ...
Thursday, June 19, 2008
US House again overrides Bush Farm Bill veto
June 19, 2008 US House again overrides Bush Farm Bill veto The US House of Representatives on Wednesday (June 18, 2008) again voted to override a veto by President George W. Bush of a 2008 farm bill. The first time Bush vetoed the five-year ...
Friday, June 6, 2008
US Farm Bill goes through second round in Senate due to omission error
June 6, 2008 US Farm Bill goes through second round in Senate due to omission error      The US Senate Thursday (June 5, 2008) again voted to approve a new farm bill, but the version passed this time included a section that was previously o ...
Thursday, May 22, 2008
US Farm Bill may become law after Congress overrides Presidential veto
May 22, 2008 US Farm Bill may become law after Congress overrides Presidential veto The US House of Representatives on Wednesday voted to override President George W. Bush's veto of the $290 billion farm bill, sending it to the Senate where ...
Monday, May 5, 2008
US farm bill will not ban packer ownership of livestock, approval pending
May 5, 2008 US farm bill will not ban packer ownership of livestock, approval pending   The final version of the new farm bill will not be including a ban on packer ownership of livestock.  Senator Grassley attempted a ban but it did not pa ...
Thursday, April 10, 2008
US house names conferees to work with senate on farm bill
April 10, 2008 US house names conferees to work with senate on farm bill The US House of Representatives Wednesday appointed conferees to work with senators to create a unified farm bill, laying down a blueprint for agricultural and nutriti ...
Wednesday, March 19, 2008
USDA presses congress for farm bill, reaffirms veto threat
March 19, 2008 USDA presses congress for farm bill, reaffirms veto threat USDA Secretary Ed Schafer called on the Senate and House of Representatives Tuesday to bury their differences and craft a single farm bill, but the call came with a w ...
Friday, March 7, 2008
Agreement on US$10 billion Farm Bill within reach
March 7, 2008 Agreement on US$10 billion Farm Bill within reach A deal in the size of an over-budget 2008 farm bill, bridging House, Senate and White House differences, is now "within our reach," Senate Agriculture Chairman Tom Harkin, D-Io ...
Wednesday, February 13, 2008
USDA Chief sees progress on Farm Bill
February 13, 2008 USDA Chief sees progress on Farm Bill There are significant signs of progress in negotiations with Congress to produce a farm bill that US President George W. Bush would be willing to sign into law, according to USDA Secre ...
Thursday, February 7, 2008
Bush threatens to veto US farm bill, seeks subsidy reforms
February 7, 2008 Bush threatens to veto US farm bill, seeks subsidy reforms US President George W. Bush on Wednesday (February 6) threatened to veto farm bill legislation unless tax measures were removed and further subsidy reforms were mad ...
Friday, February 1, 2008
Stalemate continues on US Farm Bill
February 1, 2008 Stalemate continues on US Farm Bill There is still a stalemate between congressional and Bush administration negotiators on how to fund proposed farm bill spending increases, and Congress may have to send legislation to the ...
Friday, November 16, 2007
US House Republicans propose to extend current farm bill one year
November 16, 2007 US House Republicans propose to extend current farm bill one year   Republican members of the US House of Representatives citing farmers' need for stability and Senate troubles in approving the 2007 farm bill, have introdu ...
Tuesday, November 6, 2007
USDA to recommend presidential veto for senate farm bill
November 6, 2007 USDA to recommend presidential veto for senate farm bill Acting USDA Secretary Chuck Conner said Monday (November 6, 2007) he would recommend a presidential veto for the 2007 farm bill if Congress were to approve the versio ...
Friday, October 26, 2007
US Farm Bill boosts payments for dairy industry
October 26, 2007 US Farm Bill boosts payments for dairy industry The farm bill passed by the Senate Agriculture Committee Thursday (October 25, 2007) would include increased payments for US dairy farmers. The bill would now include a renewa ...

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