New Farm Bill Would End Direct Payments To Farmers

A program that puts billions of dollars in the pockets of farmers whether or not they plant a crop may disappear with hardly a protest from farm groups and the politicians who look out for their interests.

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  • The Farm Bill: From the field to the table - Voice News
    It was farmers like the Schoenherrs who agreed to major reforms to the farm bill, including the elimination of direct payments, which were paid...
    07/2/2014 - 2:11 pm | View Link
  • US Agriculture Department Expands Crop Insurance Program for ... -
    States (Best's News Service, May 28, 2014). The Farm Bill cut spending by $23 billion over 10 years by ending direct payments to farmers for...
    07/1/2014 - 4:01 am | View Link
  • Software helps farmers navigate new regulation - GSA Business
    By Bill Poovey ... He said Greenbrier is “primarily a direct-consumer kind of farm,” ... agreed to $500 annual payments ...
    06/30/2014 - 3:23 pm | View Link
  • Update On Farmers' Use Of Crop Insurance - Agri Marketing
    The passage of the 2014 Farm Bill marked a pivotal moment for risk management in U.S. agriculture. Gone are the days of direct payments and...
    06/30/2014 - 9:42 am | View Link
  • Farm bill programs provide opportunity to new farmers - Farm And Ranch Guide
    ... of farmers, lawmakers made changes to the 2014 farm bill that are ... to access than traditional Direct Farm ... two extra years of CRP ...
    06/30/2014 - 5:16 am | View Link
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  • Northwest Ohio farmers wade through Farm Bill at forum
    Under the new bill, direct payments are a thing of the past. Instead, farmers will choose between two different Farm Safety Net programs, Price Loss Coverage (PLC), a price-based assistance program, and Agricultural Risk Coverage (ARC), a farm revenue ...
    07/30/2014 - 5:51 pm | View Link
  • Compensatory loss emphasis of new farm bill
    We as a country decided that was not something we felt comfortable with.” Direct payments were included in the 1996 Farm Bill as a temporary safeguard against bad years, but eventually became permanent. The subsidies drew heavy fire recently as farm ...
    07/21/2014 - 9:00 pm | View Link
  • 2014 Farm Bill eliminates direct payments
    The House of Representatives passed the 2014 farm bill (Agricultural Act of 2014) at the end of January and the Senate passed the bill earlier this week. “This legislation makes many changes from the previous legislation, but the single biggest change is ...
    02/6/2014 - 8:55 am | View Link
  • 2014 Farm Bill eliminates direct payments
    The House of Representatives passed the 2014 farm bill (Agricultural Act of 2014) this week and the Senate is expected to pass the bill the first week of February. “This legislation makes many changes from the previous legislation, but the single biggest ...
    02/5/2014 - 1:12 am | View Link
  • Farm bill plows under direct payments
    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Farm subsidies that have guided agriculture through record profits in recent years are going away in the five-year farm bill that could become law in the coming week. But new subsidies in the legislation could be just as generous, and ...
    02/1/2014 - 7:54 am | View Link
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  • 2014 Farm Bill: Updating Payment Yields | farmdocdaily ...
    One of the decisions the new farm bill provides to landowners is whether to update the payment yields used for the farm in calculating Price Loss Coverage (PLC) payments.
    07/30/2014 - 7:50 pm | View Website
  • USDA Farm Service Agency
    FSA Farm Loan Programs announces a new Microloan program to increase lending opportunities with financing up to 35K. Microloans are designed for beginning and small ...
    07/30/2014 - 10:53 am | View Website
  • 2014 Farm Bill | farmdocdaily. illinois .edu
    Complete farmdoc daily collection of 2014 Farm Bill publications in agricultural economics.
    07/30/2014 - 1:56 am | View Website
  • United States farm bill
    In the United States, the farm bill is the primary agricultural and food policy tool of the federal government. The comprehensive omnibus bill is passed every 5 years ...
    07/29/2014 - 2:40 am | View Website
  • 2014 Farm Bill
    FACT SHEET What’s in the 2014 Farm Bill for FSA Customers March 2014 Bill, except marketing loan gains and loan deficiency payments are subject to payment limitations.
    07/28/2014 - 2:16 pm | View Website
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