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 […]

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 […]

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, […]