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Pheasants Forever & Quail Forever Members Urge Farm Bill Priorities at Meet & Greet in Washington D.C.

Washington, D.C. – April 28, 2017 – Pheasants Forever & Quail Forever chapter volunteers from nine states, including next generation leaders from the organization’s National Youth Leadership Council, traveled to Capitol Hill this month to meet with U.S. Show More Summary

2017 North Dakota Legislature passes more than 400 bills

The North Dakota Legislature has completed its session and adopted a budget that cuts state spending by nearly one-third. The cuts come amid declining tax revenue from depressed farm and … Click to Continue »

We talk Farm Bill, crop insurance and more on Totally Rural Podcast

Totally Rural is a brand new podcast dedicated to increasing awareness and expanding the discussion of rural issues. The Center for Rural Affairs had the honor of appearing on its second podcast, talking about our organization, the 2018...Show More Summary

Urban gardening kit has everything you need to grow your own food

Small spaces welcome From Ikea’s indoor gardening offerings to a shipping container community farm in Brooklyn, New York, urban agriculture is having quite the moment. Now, GrowKit, billed as an “Urban Agriculture Kit for Beginners,”...Show More Summary

Nebraska property tax measure unlikely to advance this year

A bill that seeks to reduce property taxes appears to have stalled in the Nebraska Legislature amid concerns from urban senators and coalitions of farm groups and schools. Supporters said … Click to Continue »

Peanut and Cotton Growers Provide Farm Bill Input

Peanut and cotton growers provided their input into commodity programs in the next farm bill during a hearing this week before the House Agriculture Committee’s Subcommittee on General Farm Commodities and Risk Management. Georgia farmer...Show More Summary

New Munnings exhibition explores the little known landscapes of the equestrian artist for the first time

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In the spring of 2015 Charles Henty had a problem. He had inherited his uncle?s working farm in France and with it an enormous tax bill. Desperate to protect the livelihoods of the farmworkers and maintain his uncle?s legacy, Charles resolved to sell two paintings from his collection. Show More Summary

Can the Farm Bill Help Bring Back the Next Generation?

Agri-Pulse‘s final panel discussion at their Farm Bill Summit covered “How the Farm Bill Can Help Bring the Next Generation Back to the Farm Through Investments in Infrastructure, Research, and Rural Development.” The moderator was Spencer Chase, Agri-Pulse Associate Editor. Show More Summary

Nintendo Milk Farm Challenge featuring 1-2-Switch at Billings Farm & Museum

In this photo provided by Nintendo of America, gamers from Nintendo go head to head against real dairy farmers to see whose cow-milking skills reign victorious in Milk, one of 28 fun games in the 1-2-Switch game for the Nintendo Switch system. Show More Summary

Bridging the Farm/Food Policy Gap at #FarmBillSummit

The “Bridging the Gap Between Farm and Food Policy” panel hosted by Agri-Pulse  during National Ag Week was moderated by Agri-Pulse Senior Editor, Phillip Brasher. The panelists were all veterans of past farm bills, familiar wrestling with issues like SNAP its inclusion in the farm bill. Show More Summary

House panel discusses SNAP program, work requirements

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The future of the SNAP program in next year's farm bill debated        

What Works, What Doesn’t in Conservation

As part of the Agri-Pulse Farm Bill Summit, Sara Wyant moderated the panel “Conservation- What Works, What Doesn’t.” Panel participants included: Tina May, Sr. Director of Sustainability, Land O’Lakes; Eric Lindstrom, National Manager of Agriculture Policy, Ducks Unlimited; Suzy Friedman, Sr. Show More Summary

Sugar Farmers Address #FarmBillSummit

Galen Lee, President of the American Sugarbeet Growers Association, addressed the audience at Agri-Pulse’s Farm Bill Summit last week. The sugar industry is currently dealing with lower sugar prices than when Jimmy Carter was in office, so the importance of a strong safety net can’t be understated. Show More Summary

Next Generation Risk Management from #FarmBillSummit

Agri-Pulse hosted a variety of panel discussions last week during their Farm Bill Summit, beginning with ‘Next Generation Risk Management – What Does it Look Like?’ Jeff Nalley, Agri-Pulse contributing editor moderated the event, consisting of panelists Mary Kay Thatcher, Sr. Show More Summary

A Vermont Dairy Farm and Museum Has Successfully Baited Nintendo Into a Cow-Milking Contest

The Billings Farm and Museum, a working dairy farm and agricultural museum in Woodstock, Vermont, has successfully challenged Nintendo to compete against them in some manner of cow-milking contest, Polygon reports. At issue was a cow-milking minigame in 1-2 Switch, a game for the Nintendo’s newest console, the Nintendo Switch. Show More Summary

The Importance of Crop Insurance At #FarmBillSummit

Tom Zacharias, president of National Crop Insurance Services (NCIS), was among the speakers invited to address this week’s Agri-Pulse Farm Bill Summit in Washington, D.C. Zacharias stressed the role crop insurance plays in ensuring a strong and vibrant agricultural sector, which is critical to the well-being of our economy and society as a whole. Show More Summary

Agri-Pulse Farm Bill Summit Success

The Agri-Pulse Farm Bill Summit Monday at the National Press Club in Washington DC was an unqualified success, thanks to the efforts of the amazing Agri-Pulse team. Major agricultural organizations helped to sponsor the event and provide insight into the development of the next farm bill. Show More Summary

NWTF Chief Conservation and Operations Officer Testify Before Farm Bill Subcommittee

NWTF's Chief Conservation and Operations Officer Becky Humphries testified today before the House Agriculture subcommittee on Conservation and Forestry as they discuss the 2018 Farm Bill. This post NWTF Chief Conservation and Operations Officer Testify Before Farm Bill Subcommittee appeared first on AmmoLand.com Shooting Sports News.

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