‘It’s hard to get farmers engaged on the farm bill — there’s just a lot of apathy," says John Anderson. "Farm programs just aren’t as critical to the survival of today’s farmers as they used to be."...More
“In both the Senate and House farm bills, traditional commodity programs are taking a big hit and crop insurance is getting a big bump up,” says Keith Coble, Mississippi State University agricultural economist....More
Terry Smith, Smith & Weiland, Clarksdale, Miss., is perfectly poised to search for Indian artifacts, and knows precisely where to look and what to look for. He has spent the last 20 years amassing a museum-quality collection of Delta Indian artifacts.
As Congress' work days rapidly dwindle, the more potential there is for problems implementing cotton-specific provisions if the new farm bill is finally passed, says Gary Adams, National Cotton Council....More