Team Torrey on What to Expect in 2024

What to Expect in 2024 January 2024 The Torrey Advisory Group policy team was asked what they will be watching for in 2024 as it concerns the food and agriculture landscape. As we enter 2024, there is already a significant amount of uncertainty around the ability of Congress to legislate. With appropriations deadlines looming, leadership […]

TAG Insights: The Future of the Farm Bill

The Latest Insights from Team Torrey on the Future of the Farm Bill October 2023 A message from Katie Naessens, Vice President, Torrey Advisory Group  Congress is coming to an inflection point – to pass a new farm bill or extend the current authorities and suspend permanent law. The 2018 Farm Bill expired on September […]

TAG Insights: Research & the Farm Bill

The Future of Ag Research & the Farm Bill May 2023 A message from Julie McClure, PhD, Vice President, Torrey Advisory Group The Research Title (Title VII) has historically been a source of bipartisan collaboration within the farm bill with research and innovation enjoying broad support from both sides of the aisle. Lately, it seems […]

MTA Intern Reflection: John Krankota

By: John Krankota December 13, 2022 First, I want to say thank you to the whole team at Torrey Advisory Group for welcoming me into their office and giving me the chance to learn about the world of agricultural policy. Thanks to my time here, I feel like I have progressed by leaps and bounds […]

TAG Insights: 2022 Midterm Elections

Setting the Stage for the 118th Congress November 2022 A message from Danielle Nelson, Director, Torrey Advisory Group As of Thursday (11/10) afternoon, we still don’t have the official breakdown of the 118th Congress. The House is currently split 209 Republicans/191 Democrats with 35 undecided. The Senate is split 49 Republicans/48 Democrats with 3 undecided.   […]

MTA Intern Reflection: Josephine Engleman

By: Josephine Engleman August 8, 2022 One year ago, when I met Mike Torrey at an ag policy conference, I heard him speak about his firm’s expertise and his incredible team—and I knew that I wanted to be a part of it. As a graduate of LSU, my background is in soil science and ecosystem management […]

MTA Insights: Trade & the Farm Bill

A New Era of Trade Policy August 2022 A message from Cassandra Kuball, Vice President, Michael Torrey Associates FACT: With more than 95 percent of the world’s population and 80 percent of the world’s purchasing power outside of the United States, the future of the food and agriculture industry will heavily depend on U.S. engagement […]

MTA Insights: Kickoff to the Farm Bill

Getting Prepared: 2023 Farm Bill April 2022 It’s that time again – farm bill time! At Michael Torrey Associates we are busy preparing as Congress starts the process with hearings in DC and out in the “field.” While there are a number of standard fault lines in any farm bill negotiation – House vs. Senate, […]