Monthly Archives: June 2013

How the Farm Bill Failed

How the farm bill failed
By: David Rogers
June 23, 2013 01:41 PM EDT
Among the 62 House Republicans voting against the farm bill last week, all but one had voted minutes before for a controversial food stamp amendment that undercut Democratic support for passage.This is […]

Lucas Statement on Farm Bill Vote in the House

June 20, 2013

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Lucas Statement on Farm Bill Vote in the House

WASHINGTON – Today, Chairman Frank Lucas of Oklahoma issued the following statement after the U.S. House of Representatives failed to pass H.R. 1947, the Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management […]

House set to begin on farm bill

House set to begin on farm bill
By: David Rogers
June 16, 2013 10:57 PM EDT
The House opens debate Tuesday on a new five-year farm bill with Republicans encouraged by their vote count but faced with continued infighting among commodity groups over the shape of […]

Jose Sette to Serve and 6th Executive Director of ICAC

From the Secretariat For Release June 10, 2013

José Sette to Serve as 6th Executive Director of ICAC

Mr. José Sette of Brazil has been chosen by Member Governments to serve as the next executive director of the International Cotton Advisory Committee (ICAC). Mr. Sette was chosen after a rigorous, merit-based search involving interviews via Skype and […]

Politico: Crunch time for Senate Farm Bill