The Hagstrom Report

Agriculture News As It Happens

Stabenow seeks stakeholder insight after MF Global scandal

Senate Agriculture Committee Chairman Debbie Stabenow, D-Mich., has asked an array of financial stakeholders, market participants and consumer advocacy groups to provide insight and recommendations on how to create stronger, safer markets, and to provide customers with greater protections in the wake of the MF Global bankruptcy. Read More...

Lobbyists say there's a chance for farm bill in 2012

LA QUINTA, Calif. — Two key agricultural lobbyists said here today they believe Congress will make a serious effort to write the farm bill this year and have a chance of succeeding because the fiscal pressures will be worse in 2013 than in 2012. Read More...