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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
RFD-TV Speaking from the grounds at World Dairy Expo in Madison, WI, Michael Torrey provides a 2022 election update to Market Report.
Agri-Pulse Tara Smith, joined by Robert Guenther of the International Fresh Produce Association and Bruce Knight of Strategic Conservation Solutions offer their thoughts on some of the big topics that will need to be addressed in the 2023 farm bill.
Red River Farm Network The Red River Farm Network reports Minnesota native Katie Naessens has been hired as a vice president with Michael Torrey & Associates. Most recently, Naessens has been part of Senate Agriculture Committee Chair Debbie Stabenow’s senior professional staff. Previously, worked at USDA during the Obama Administration. READ: Naessens Joins Ag Lobbying […]
AgFax Tara Smith took part in a farm bill panel hosted by the Louisiana Farm Bureau where they talked about crop insurance programs under the next farm bill. Smith seemed confident Congress could still make positive changes in crop insurance programs despite a flat budget. “Because of the funny math that we use with with […]
Farm Progress Daily Cassandra Kuball joined This Week in Agribusiness (June 18, 2022) to share insights from the Ocean Shipping Reform Act that was recently signed by President Biden. READ: This Week in Agribusiness, June 18, 2022
Agri-Pulse Barbara Patterson joined Agri-Pulse Newsmakers (June 12, 2022) to share her thoughts on the upcoming farm bill and what priorities she expects to see from Capitol Hill for the legislation, specifically with regards to climate and nutrition programs.
Newsmakers: May 20, 2022: USDA’s Gloria Montaño Greene, crop insurance experts Tom Sell and Tara Smith on Emergency Relief Program, drought, permanent disaster and more
Agri-Pulse Tara Smith, joined by Tom Sell with Combest, Sell & Associates, discuss the implications of disasters on the crop insurance program, the prospects of permanent disaster relief legislation and their concerns about actuarial soundness on Agri-Pulse Newsmakers.