Farm Bill

A strong farm bill provides stability for the volatile farm sector and incorporates important policies, such as price-support programs, crop insurance and loan guarantee programs.

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Stabenow outlines farm bill safety net principles

Jan. 22, 2024

Senate Agriculture Committee Chairwoman Debbie Stabenow (D-Mich.) sent a letter to committee members outlining her plan for the farm safety net in the 2024 farm bill.

Details: In the letter, Stabenow said her “vision for modernizing the safety net” centers on five key principles:

  • Targeting programs to active farmers.

  • Providing farmers choices and flexibility.

  • Offering timely assistance.

  • Expanding the reach of programs to help more farmers.

  • Addressing the emerging risks farmers face.