Farm-Bill

Clash over climate change funding emerging in farm bill debate on Capitol Hill

BY: - September 22, 2022

Republicans cast climate priorities as deference to ‘new world religion.’

Farm bill season arrives: What’s the outlook for 2023?

BY: - August 14, 2022

U.S. Rep. Glenn 'GT' Thompson, R-15th District, could help lead the debate in the House next year if the GOP prevails in the midterms.

Rural broadband is a farm bill focus during U.S. House hearing

BY: - March 11, 2022

By Jared Strong The coronavirus pandemic highlighted the need for federal assistance to develop high-speed internet connectivity in all parts of the country, members of a U.S. House subcommittee agreed this week as they reviewed provisions that are likely to be included in the next farm bill. “I represent a largely rural district in north-central, […]

Should Pennsylvania invest money in organic agriculture? Some lawmakers aren’t so sure

BY: - March 20, 2019

A proposal to spend $1.6 million to help conventional farms convert to organic production methods drew criticism Wednesday from state lawmakers, who said it could pit the commonwealth’s farmers against one another.