Farm Bill

The sun sets over a field

Keeping the farm bill process moving

The farm bill is a crucial piece of legislation for American farmers and ranchers. It governs various aspects of farming, food, and rural development ... READ MORE »

A line of men in suits attend the NPC's 2024 Summer Meeting

NPC adopts resolution calling for farm bill passage at summer meeting

At its 2024 Summer Meeting, the National Potato Council board adopted a resolution urging the passing of a farm bill before the end of the year and en... READ MORE »

Senate committee releases farm bill framework

U.S. Sen John Boozman, ranking member of the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry, released a draft of a farm bill framework June 1... READ MORE »

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House committee passes $1.5 trillion version of farm bill

The U.S. House of Representatives Agriculture Committee passed its version of a $1.5 trillion farm bill, though a Senate battle looms. The bill, pa... READ MORE »

Detailed House farm bill summary released prior to scheduled markup

U.S. House markup of a draft 2024 Farm Bill is scheduled for May 23. On May 10, Glenn “G.T.” Thompson released a title-by-title summary of the Hou... READ MORE »

SCFBA applauds movement from House and Senate on farm bill

The Specialty Crop Farm Bill Alliance (SCFBA) is applauding movement on a farm bill from the House and Senate Agriculture Committees. Both bodies r... READ MORE »

Specialty Crop Farm Bill Alliance endorses legislation

The Specialty Crop Farm Bill Alliance has endorsed three pieces of legislation addressing priorities tied to research, nutrition and trade outlined in... READ MORE »

Online forum to provide 2023 Farm Bill forecast

An upcoming 2023 Farm Bill online forum will provide an updated forecast into current factors and likely policy outcomes. The two-hour Zoom present... READ MORE »

America is a Spud Nation

As growers flew into D.C. to “stand up for potatoes on Capitol Hill” during this year’s National Potato Council Washington Summit, Feb. ... READ MORE »

RJ Andrus was elected president of the National Potato Council

A third-generation farmer’s advocacy efforts get traction

The National Potato Council has a new president, RJ Andrus. His ambitious goals for representing the interests of the nation’s spud producers are no... READ MORE »

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