Wednesday, June 19, 2013 6:53AM CDT
The House Rules Committee agreed late in the night to floor debate on 103 amendments to the farm bill. Some of the proposals would dramatically shift costs for crop insurance, alter farm programs for dairy and sugar farmers, and lower the amount of corn-based ethanol required under the Renewable Fuels Standard.
Wednesday, June 12, 2013 1:49PM CDT
Expect little in price supports if Congress approves either Senate or House farm bill options and season-average prices fall to around $4.50 or less between now and 2016, a new University of Illinois study cautions.