Jun 27, 2018 Sheep Dairy, FarmBill, & Taxes Farm Bill Amendments in the Senate, and Sheep Dairying in MO
Lots of news on the docket today! Monte James from YourAgNetwork sent us an update from Ambassador Brandstad in China on the importation of US beef and possibly sweet corn in to that country; plus today was amendment day in the Senate on their version of the farm bill, with Mike and Delaney looking at two proposals that probably will be adopted - one from John Thune on CRP and the other from Charles Grassley on farm payment limits. And some cool news about a worthwhile group working to keep farmers farming!And, Hannah Pagel is still down in Kansas City, Missouri at the I Am FarmHer Conference, and today she spoke with one of the few sheep dairy proprietors in the U.S., Sarah Hoffman of Green Dirt Farm in Weston, MO. The Hoffman family has been milking sheep and producing artisanal cheese for almost 20 years, and you can find it on the menu of many resturants in the KC area. Be sure to listen in to learn more about the diverse industry of Ag!