The Hagstrom Report

Agriculture News As It Happens


Stabenow introduces farm bill on Senate floor

Senate Agriculture Committee Chairman Debbie Stabenow, D-Mich., began introducing the farm bill in a speech on the Senate floor today. A cloture vote on a motion to proceed is expected on Thursday.

Stabenow and Senate Agriculture ranking member Pat Roberts, R-Kan, also scheduled a news conference Wednesday afternoon. The news release said they will be joined by new and beginning farmers to discuss the importance of the farm bill for the next generation of agriculture producers.

Both a title-by-title and a section-by-section summary of the farm bill are available for download on the Agriculture Committee’s website: