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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  • Producers learn about Farm Bill - Lawton Constitution
    "As you all know, we've had a lot of changes in the last farm bill," Tolle said. "Direct payments have gone away that we've had since 2002...
    11/14/2014 - 3:03 pm | View Link
  • Northstar Bank gives update on Farm Bill - Journal-Advocate
    Thursday morning for a Farm Bill Update ... about some of the programs the new bill has removed — direct payments, counter cyclical payments and ...
    11/14/2014 - 9:06 am | View Link
  • Tom Glasgow: Details in the new Farm Bill untangled - Sun Journal
    ... some time-sensitive Farm Bill information. So we’ll get back to Jerusalem artichoke next week. The 2014 Farm Bill eliminated direct payments...
    11/14/2014 - 6:15 am | View Link
  • Experts Tell Farmers to Wait as Sign-Up Begins for New Farm Bill ... - Nebraska TV
    ... policy. The government has done away with direct payments that were ... at the University of Nebraska said, "This new farm bill presents ...
    11/12/2014 - 6:37 am | View Link
  • Feb. 2012: In Congress, no one beats the influential beet lobby - Minneapolis Star Tribune
    ... involves no government payments ... gears up each time the farm bill comes up for renewal every five years. Their pitch to lawmakers is as ...
    11/10/2014 - 10:54 am | View Link
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  • Careful planning needed to maximize effectiveness of farm bill
    It's time to begin another list if you haven't done so already - your "farm program to-do list." This list includes several dates that you don't want to miss.
    10/29/2014 - 5:24 pm | View Link
  • Farmers May Reap Subsidy Boom on Record Crops
    A record U.S. harvest has pushed crop prices so low that taxpayers may pay billions of dollars more to subsidize farmers than anticipated just months ago, thanks in part to changes Congress approved this year.
    10/20/2014 - 8:23 am | View Link
  • Finance NM: Ag. bill brings changes for farmers, markets
    LAS CRUCES >> The 2014 Farm Bill has something for every New Mexican who makes a living by farming or ranching.
    10/20/2014 - 3:15 am | View Link
  • Grain News
    Washington— U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Tom Vilsack Sept. 25 unveiled highly anticipated new programs to help farmers better manage risk, ushering in one of the most significant reforms to U.S. farm programs in decades.
    10/18/2014 - 11:27 pm | View Link
  • New programs under Farm Bill bring reforms to industry
    Over the past few weeks, the U.S. Department of Agriculture has announced a series of new programs and reforms, as a part of the 2014 Farm Bill. These reforms are aimed at giving farmers better options for risk management, and increasing eligibility for USDA microloan programs for beginning and family farmers.
    10/18/2014 - 12:32 pm | View Link
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  • IFB Farm Bill Meetings Begin Across State
    Signed into law in February, the Agricultural Act of 2014 eliminates direct payments and modifies the target price program, replacing the Counter-Cyclical Payment (CCP) program with Price Loss Coverage (PLC). The bill also changes the revenue safety nets ...
    11/26/2014 - 1:49 am | View Link
  • Producer says farm bill offers options for all growers
    Recent rains made the going slow. The new farm bill programs, Agricultural Risk Coverage and Price Loss Coverage, saw the departure of direct payments. “It has provided options for regions of the country. You’ve got PLC, which is basically the old ...
    11/20/2014 - 12:00 pm | View Link
  • Northstar Bank gives update on Farm Bill
    John Deering, of the bank's Yuma branch, gave the presentation. He spoke about some of the programs the new bill has removed — direct payments, counter cyclical payments and acre insured programs — "with the caveat that there are some in the new bill ...
    11/15/2014 - 12:46 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
  • 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 in the coming week. But new subsidies in the legislation could be just as generous, and ...
    02/3/2014 - 3:48 am | View Link
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  • 2014 Farm Bill |
    Complete farmdoc daily collection of 2014 Farm Bill publications in agricultural economics.
    11/27/2014 - 3:13 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.
    11/26/2014 - 10:55 pm | View Website
  • Understanding the Farm Bill: Counter-Cyclical Payments ...
    Understanding the Farm Bill: Counter-Cyclical Payments, Base Acres, and Other Things Most People Don't Understand Posted in Farms & Gardens, News & Views on Tue, 04 ...
    11/26/2014 - 9:48 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 ...
    11/26/2014 - 7:39 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.
    11/26/2014 - 1:05 am | View Website
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