Market Report: 2022 Election Update – Michael Torrey
RFD-TV Speaking from the grounds at World Dairy Expo in Madison, WI, Michael Torrey provides a 2022 election update to Market Report.
Newsmakers: September 9, 2022: Senate Ag Chair Debbie Stabenow on the upcoming farm bill
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.
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, […]
2023 Farm Bill Could Top $1Trl, Funding to Remain Flat for Conservation/Climate Programs
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 […]
This Week in Agribusiness, June 18, 2022
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
Newsmakers: June 17, 2022: Rep. Rick Crawford, R-Ark., on inflation, upcoming farm bill
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.
The Intersection of Agriculture Trade and Climate Policy
Cassandra Kuball, co-chair of the Women in International Trade (WIIT) Agriculture sector, hosted a panel on the intersection of agriculture trade and climate policy. The panel explored how the food and agriculture industry is taking on the challenges facing the industry with climate with insights into the most recent UN Food Systems Summit. Panelists included: […]
Meet the Farm Hand: James Glueck, Michael Torrey Associates
Agri-Pulse James Glueck sits down with Agri-Pulse for a Meet the Farm Hand interview where he discusses his time working at USDA under the Bush Administration, shares stories of his time working as Republican staff director for the Senate Ag Committee, and reflects on the lessons he learned working on GMO labeling legislation.
Trade dispute: U.S., Canada at Odds Over Dairy Tariffs
The Country Today Torrey Advisory Group team member, Cassandra Kuball, spoke with The Country Today, regarding the on-going trade dispute on dairy tariff rate quotas (TRQs) between the the United States and Canada. In late May 2022, the United States took Canada to court for its handling of the U.S.-Mexico-Canada (USMCA) trade agreement, which marks […]