Senate Ag to Hold Farm Economy Hearing

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The Senate Agriculture Committee will hold a hearing on the farm economy conditions Thursday, May 25th. Announced by leadership of the committee, Senators Pat Roberts, and Debbie Stabenow, the hearing is titled “Examining the Farm Economy: Perspectives on Rural America.” The hearing is recognized as the start of the Senate Agriculture Committee farm bill hearings. It follows two “boots on …

Roberts Suggests no New Farm Bill Funding

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Leadership of the Senate Agriculture Committee indicated there would be no additional money to spend in the next farm bill while touting the cost savings from the most recent farm bill. During a farm bill field hearing in Michigan over the weekend, Senate Agriculture Committee Chairman Pat Roberts said: “The reality is we are going to have to do more …

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Roberts Disappointed with USDA’s Advancement of GIPSA Rules

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U.S. Senator Pat Roberts, R-Kan., Chairman of the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry, released the following statement after the U.S. Department of Agriculture transmitted to the Office of Management and Budget for review three rules first issued in 2010, commonly referred to as the GIPSA rules.