2023 Agri-Pulse Ag & Food Policy Summit: Tara Smith Set to Speak
Agri-Pulse Tara Smith will be representing the Crop Insurance and Reinsurance Bureau at this year’s Agri-Pulse Ag & Food Policy Summit. Smith will be on a panel discussing the intersection of climate, conservation, and crop insurance alongside Dan Christenson from PepsiCo, Andrew Lentz from the Environmental Defense Fund, and Chuck Conner from National Council of Farmer Cooperatives. […]
Ex Ag staffers: Member education big issue, crop insurance is climate program
The Hagstrom Report Tara Smith moderated a panel with James Glueck and Joe Schultz, the executive director of the Platform for Agriculture and Climate Transformation (PACT), at this year’s Crop Insurance and Reinsurance Bureau’s Annual Meeting. With so many new members on both the House and Senate Agriculture committees, “the biggest issue is education of […]
Newsmakers: February 3, 2023: Rep. Chellie Pingree on FDA’s proposed new structure
Agri-Pulse James Glueck, joined by Tom Chapman from the Organic Trade Association and Jacqlyn Schneider from FGS Global, discussed the upcoming farm bill and USDA’s recent organic action.
Newsmakers: January 13, 2023: Senate Ag Chair Debbie Stabenow, Rob Larew and Tara Smith on farm bill, debt ceiling
Agri-Pulse Tara Smith, joined by National Farmers Union President Rob Larew, discussed the politics of trying to pass a farm bill through Congress with narrow majorities and split control in both the House and Senate.
Hoard’s Dairyman: New Congress. New Legislature.
Hoard’s Dairyman DairyLivestream Torrey Advisory Group’s Barbara Patterson appeared on Hoard’s Dairyman DairyLivestream to speak among a variety of panelists on the federal policy outlook for dairy in the coming year with a new Congress. Patterson spoke specifically about legislation and regulations that the dairy industry could see regarding nutrition. Watch the full video:
Crop Risk Services: Farm Bold Tour 2022 – Farm Bill Update
Crop Risk Services Tara Smith, representing the Crop Insurance and Reinsurance Bureau (CIRB), presented to the Crop Risk Services on what can be expected for crop insurance and the farm bill reauthorization process next year. Watch the full video:
Torrey Advisory Group Adds Muhammad as Director
December 13, 2022 Torrey Advisory Group (TAG) is proud to add Jacqueline Muhammad to the policy team as a director of government affairs. Jacqueline joins the firm with nearly a decade of experience specializing in agriculture and food policy, capacity building, and campaign management. In her role, Muhammad will advise a variety of agriculture and […]
Agri-Pulse TV: What will the mid-term elections mean for you and the future of farm policy?
Agri-Pulse TV Michael Torrey joined Senator Heidi Heitkamp and Agri-Pulse’s Philip Brasher and Sara Wyant in discussing what the 2022 mid-term elections mean for the future of farm policy. During the webinar Torrey provided his take on… How the slim margins in the House and Senate will impact bipartisanship and what can get done in […]
Election results likely narrow farm bill path
Agri-Pulse Michael Torrey, founder and principal of the Torrey Advisory Group, noted in recent farm bills Republicans have forged ahead on splitting the nutrition title out of the farm bill and allowed Republican-only votes for approval. Speaking during a post-election Agri-Pulse webinar, Torrey thinks the GOP House leadership will likely try to pass a farm bill with […]
2022 Midterm Elections Impact on Ag Policy
Iowa Agribusiness Radio Network Michael Torrey shares his take on the upcoming midterm elections. “The Senate is split equally between Republicans and Democrats at 50-50 and a House of Representatives where Democrats hold a four-vote majority. So, what’s going to be decided in this next election is who is going to be chairing those committees, […]