New Report Examines Cattle Market Issues & Solutions
September 24, 2020 |
A new report unveiled today by the American Farm Bureau Federation provides an in-depth examination of the causes and price implications resulting from extreme market volatility in the cattle industry. It also sets the stage to explore policy solutions.
Lawmakers Show Support for Farmers
September 22, 2020 |
The decision by House lawmakers to include a reimbursement of the Commodity Credit Corporation (CCC) in the continuing resolution demonstrates their support for America’s farmers. The measure passed tonight and will now go to the Senate. Funds from the CCC support farm programs ranging from conservation to risk management. The CCC was dangerously close to running out of funds, which would have effectively shut down the farm safety net.
Congress Must Leave Farmers and Ranchers Out of Political Fight
September 21, 2020 |
The continuing resolution scheduled to be voted on in the House of Representatives this week does not include a replenishment of the Commodity Credit Corporation (CCC). The $30 billion CCC fund is used, in part, to provide assistance to farmers and ranchers in times of economic emergencies.
Additional Aid Will Help Farmers Survive Pandemic
September 18, 2020 |
President Trump and USDA Secretary Perdue announced a second round of aid through the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP). Up to $14 billion will be used to help farmers devastated by the economic disaster caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
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