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, […]

Naessens Joins Ag Lobbying Firm

July 11, 2022 Michael Torrey Associates (MTA) welcomes Katie Naessens to the policy team. The Washington, D.C.-based firm offers effective government relations, strategic communications and issue advocacy as well as full-service association management to a growing number of clients in the food, agriculture, and forestry sector. Katie serves as Vice President for Michael Torrey Associates, […]