Young Farmer News 4.12.11


At the end of the day, members of the House Agriculture Committee and I will write the next farm bill” -Rep Farm Lucas, OK

Subsidies still on the chopping block (Agriculture.com)

USA Rice Producers’ Group upset about Rep. Ryan’s proposal to “cut $30 billion from commodity, crop insurance and trade promotion programs with $18 billion from conservation programs and $100 billion from the food and nutrition programs.” (AR’s Stattgart Daily Leader)

National Corn Growers more supportive (Seattle Times)

National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition (NSAC) brings farmers to DC as budget is negotiated

NSAC reports back from the National Landscapes Forum

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