Farm Bill Now coalition formed, website launched

- http://www.farmbillnow.com/ 39 of the nation’s foremost agricultural organizations have come together in an effort to raise public awareness of the need for Congress to pass a new, comprehensive, five-year farm bill before current farm programs expire in September. The coalition, called Farm Bill Now, comprises associations and coalitions representing commodity crops, livestock, dairy, specialty crops, […]

Corn Growers Converge in DC

- Corn Congress gets underway this week as directors from both the South Dakota Corn Growers Association and Corn Utilization Council will be meeting in Washington, DC to speak with our nation’s leaders and meet with corn farmers from other states to address current policy matters and elect leadership for the 2013 National Corn Growers Association […]

The House takes on the Farm Bill

- After swiftly passing through the United States Senate, the 2012 Farm Bill now lies in the hands of the House of Representatives. Progress is underway today as the House Ag Committee has started to address the 100 amendments that have been brought forward on the bill. The pressure is on as the 2008 Farm Bill […]

Senate passes 2012 Farm Bill

- The South Dakota Corn Growers Association applauds the bipartisan efforts of the United States Senate on the passage of the Agriculture Reform, Food and Jobs Act, aka the 2012 Farm Bill. SDCGA urges quick action to be taken by the House of Representatives moving forward with the necessity of completing a Farm Bill Now. “The […]

Why we need a Farm Bill Now

- With the 2008 Farm Bill set to expire at the end of September of this year, the need for a renewed commitment to farm policy needs to take place now. So why is this important to you? Why should you care? The Farm Bill sets America on a path to ensure a sustainable, healthy and […]