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WASHINGTON, D.C. (May 18, 2018)​ – After today’s stunning defeat of the House farm bill, H.R. 2, in a 198 - 213 vote, the National Young Farmers Coalition (NYFC) called on Members of Congress to repair the bipartisan farm bill

Partisan markup yields heated debate, few amendments; NYFC calls on U.S. House to make improvements as farm bill goes to the floor WASHINGTON, D.C. (April 18, 2018)​ – The House Agriculture Committee completed its markup of the House farm bill today

A quick farm bill 2013 update, for all you policy wonks out there (and busy farmers too!): We broke the news last week that the House had passed a nutrition-title-only bill last week (here’s a good article summarizing how each

Well, we’ve been focusing the past couple weeks on the proposed food safety regulations that are turning a lot of heads in the farming communities, but let’s take a quick moment to check out what Congress is up to on

Last week, for the first time in 40 years, the House of Representatives passed a farm bill without the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (also called SNAP or food stamps). This was an unprecedented move, and came despite the fact that

Late last week, the House of Representatives took up the Farm Bill again, after having failed to pass a bill last month.  This time, House leaders decided to take an unusual path and split the bill up, passing only the

Has farm bill reporting has been stirring up a sense of déjà vu?  The bill was set to expire last year, the Senate passes a version but the House fails to do the same.  A lot of accusations from both

This afternoon the House of Representatives failed to pass a farm bill.  After lengthy debates over the past few days and with thousands upon thousands of farmers and food advocates weighing in, the bill was shot down by a vote

First, thanks to the hundreds of young farmers (and supporters!) who have taken action so far today! We’ve received some updates on the House’s progress since we broke the Farm Bill news last night: The House rules committee finally released

Today, the House will start voting on amendments for its final version of the 2013 Farm Bill.  If you’ve been waiting, wondering how you can make a difference, this is it! The Senate passed its version of the 2013 Farm

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