Senate Passes Farm Bill

CORVALLIS, Ore. – The National Farm Bill is on its way to President Obama’s desk for him to sign into law. Economists at Oregon State University have broken the bill down to explain what it would mean for farmers and for Americans on food stamps. The Senate passed the nearly $1 trillion House Bill on … Continue reading »

Farm Bill Advances to Senate

CORVALLIS, Ore. — A bill that would help farmers is on the way to the Senate after passing the House Wednesday morning. But, it could also mean big cuts to those who receive food stamps. The five-year farm bill would create provisions for organic farmers and specialty crop farmers. It would also offer more crop … Continue reading »

Farm Bill Tentative Agreement Reached

(CNN) — There’s still no deal on the fiscal cliff. But lawmakers have reached a tentative agreement to keep your milk prices from going up in the new year. Democratic Senator Debbie Stabenow said Sunday that the House and Senate have developed a short-term farm bill extension. Lawmakers say it would last one year. But, … Continue reading »