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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  • 'Tis the Season For Farm Bill Information - Indiana Prairie Farmer
    The 2014 Farm Bill will provide support in light of falling crop prices ... in to see what your payments, if any ... educator know so they can ...
    12/22/2014 - 6:31 am | View Link
  • Meetings set to discuss crop side of Farm Bill - Ashtabula Star-Beacon
    ... the duration of this Farm Bill and potentially longer. The 2014 Farm Bill eliminated the Direct Payment ... based program with payments being ...
    12/20/2014 - 1:14 pm | View Link
  • FSA details Farm Bill requirements - Cortez Journal
    ... four years, officials said at a Dec. 16 Farm Bill producer meeting in Cortez. Direct and countercyclical ... payments under the previous farm ...
    12/19/2014 - 11:00 am | View Link
  • What They're Saying: How a New Course on Cuba Can Help American ... - The White House
    ... for example, and payments are ... Soybean Growers Chairman Bill Raben ... also could open up more direct trade ... Farm interests in ...
    12/19/2014 - 9:23 am | View Link
  • Drug test for bailed-out Wall Streeters? - CNN
    ... adviser for President Bill Clinton. ... farm that receives federal payments ... the form of subsidies, tax breaks and direct payments -- is ...
    12/19/2014 - 5:10 am | View Link
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  • Farm bills through the eyes of a farmer
    The biggest changes during this farm bill were increased moisture, starting in 1993, and the impact of fusarium head blight, or scab. 1996: Federal Agricultural Improvement and Reform Act — This act simplified direct payments and eliminated most supply ...
    12/22/2014 - 8:24 am | View Link
  • Topic matches for "farm bill"
    The new farm bill has several changes: Direct payments are gone, and the ACRE program and Counter-Cyclical program have been repealed as well. In their place are different program options for crop producers, and they will require more decision making on ...
    12/16/2014 - 7:00 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 - 3:30 am | View Link
  • New farm bill plows under direct payments
    MINNEAPOLIS — 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 this week. But new subsidies in the legislation could be just as generous, and farmers aren ...
    02/5/2014 - 12:14 am | View Link
  • Farm bill plows under direct payments
    A five-year federal farm bill that could become law in the coming week does away with farm subsidies that have guided agriculture through record profits in recent years. Gone are direct payments, a politically untenable system that paid landowners a ...
    02/1/2014 - 9:50 pm | View Link
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  • USDA Farm Service Agency
    Under the new Farm Bill, the Margin Protection Program for Dairy (MPP-Dairy) provides financial assistance to participating producers when the margin - the difference ...
    12/22/2014 - 2:57 am | View Website
  • Farm Bill — Farm Management
    News Releases: Spotlight on Economics: the 2014 Farm Bill and North Dakota (08-27-14) NDSU Offers Farm Bill Decision Aid (03-28-14) 2014 Farm Bill Authorizes New Crop ...
    12/21/2014 - 3:45 pm | 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.
    12/21/2014 - 1:00 pm | 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 ...
    12/21/2014 - 9:11 am | View Website
  • 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.
    12/20/2014 - 3:31 pm | View Website
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