Thursday, November 15, 2018 9:50AM CST
With time running short, the chairman of the Senate Agriculture Committee said it's critical to get a deal this week on a farm bill between the House and Senate so there is time to complete the language and get cost estimates on the final bill, then take the legislation to both the House and Senate floors again.
Friday, October 19, 2018 2:44PM CST
Gerald Long, president of the Georgia Farm Bureau, said loan repayment is one the biggest concerns facing farmers in his state after the devastation caused by Hurricane Michael. The Georgia Department of Agriculture summed up early estimates as reported losses, noting, "... the numbers are staggering." The losses could approach $3 billion.