At AgStar, we take an active role in supporting and promoting legislative efforts that benefit agriculture and our clients through a variety of initiatives. We work hard to deliver the information that matters to your operation through our AgStar Edge legislative blog, articles in our newsletters, regular communication with elected officials and visits to Washington, D.C. to ensure the voice of agriculture is being heard.
Farm Bill Resources
January 2015 - In this Quick Guide to Farm Bill Decisions [PDF] you will find a decision chart, dates to remember, links to online decision tools and dates/locations for a Farm Bill Overview workshop.
September 2014 - To better understand the economic implications of choices made under the 2014 Farm Bill, learn more from these decision tools:
May 2014 - The USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) announced changes to fruit, vegetable and wild rice provisions. These changes impact producers who intend to plant fruits, vegetables or wild rice while participating in the new Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) or Price Loss Coverage (PLC) programs.