Congressman Bishop Addresses Farm Bill Renewal With Farmers
Congressman Bishop addresses Farm Bill renewal with farmers
Local farmers and agribusiness professionals listened to Congressman Sanford D. Bishop’s approach to the Farm Bill at the Cloud Livestock Facility on Thursday.
The Agricultural Act of 2014 (Farm Bill) provides loans for crop years 2014 through 2018 for peanut producers. These producers can apply for marketing assistance loans for farm or warehouse stored peanuts, or for peanut loan deficiency programs.
These programs stabilize the country’s peanut industry and insure its well-being. The act is up for renewal in September 2018.
“The Farm Bill has traditionally provided security and price stabilization for our farmers, and has funded programs which have served as …