Posts Categorized: Farm Bill

Farm Bill Tuesday: Senate Action on Competition

Dear Better Farm Bill Friends, People of faith don’t give up easily! This week, we repeat our call for reform of Title 1 and an end to trade-distorting subsidies. In addition, over the next few weeks we will highlight where…

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What to do with all those tomatoes

The Senate may not vote on the Farm Bill until September, but meanwhile – if your kitchen looks like mine – the tomatoes are taking over! Or, if not, you could soon have this blessed problem by inquiring about a…

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Farm Bill Tues/Wed: Senate Action—Conservation

Advocates for Farm Bill Reform now look to the Senate with hopes for a much better outcome than from the House. The Farm Bill debate is far from over, and even though both chambers of Congress are in the midst…

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Farm Bill Tuesday: House Aftermath

Two multimedia pieces dealing with the complexity of the Farm Bill in the wake of the House vote last week. First, from today’s New York Times, an article and slideshow dealing with food aid called “Corn That Never Came.” And…

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Still Waiting on Reform

Here is a wonderful (yet sad) editorial from today’s NY Times on what happened in the House with the Farm Bill. The Fairness in Farm and Food Policy Amendment was defeated Thursday night by a vote of 117-309. And the…

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House fails to deliver Farm Bill Reform

“Franklin Roosevelt is probably turning in his grave as he looks down at the House debate on the Farm Bill. Under the guise of saving the family farm, Democrats and Republicans have turned the farm safety net into a slop…

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Farm Bill Tuesday: Call Congress TODAY!

The House of Representatives is scheduled to vote on the 2007 Farm Bill this week, as early as Thursday. The Farm Bill passed by the House Agriculture Committee is not just a continuation of the status quo, but takes our…

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Farm Bill Tuesday: House Ag Comm meets today

Today’s the ultimate Farm Bill Tuesday. At 9:30 a.m. members of the Religious Working Group on the Farm Bill held a press conference calling on members of the Ag Committee (meeting today at 1:00 p.m.), Speaker Pelosi and other House…

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