When farmers are being thrown in jail by an out-of-control federal government for making changes to their own land, we know we have a crisis in rural America.

Here are four things we can do immediately to improve the profitability of American farms while getting the federal government off our land.


Sen. Grassley and I co-sponsored legislation that will increase demand for ethanol. When my staff studied the federal regulations related to ethanol production, we found many regulations (quietly inserted by powerful anti-ethanol interests) that actually prevent ethanol from being taken to market....