New farm bill allows for more flexibility

New farm bill allows for more flexibility

Iowa Farm Bureau started providing education on the 2018 farm bill early, conducting meetings throughout Iowa during the past spring and summer. Developing and delivering that presentation led to an understanding of the important points and questions that farmers have about the bill.

The 2018 farm bill (Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018) commodity programs are not a fundamental change from the 2014 farm bill. These programs are an improvement from the previous farm bill, largely because of the new flexibility incorporated for farmers.

The two main program elections remain as Agriculture...

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