Peanut Policy Remarks from Congressman Michael Cloud, R-TX

Chuck Zimmerman

Congressman Michael Cloud (R-Texas), shared thoughts on the state of U.S. peanut policy during the 2022 Southern Peanuts Growers Conference. He said the American agriculture industry continues to do a great job even amid policies that are sometimes restrictive. “What we’ve seen over the last year is the American ag industry continues to have higher yields with less inputs. That’s …

Ag Groups, Audio, Farm Policy, Peanuts, SPGC

Agri-Pulse Newsmakers – CRP acreage, FSA agency staffing and equity

Chuck Zimmerman

The newest episode of Agri-Pulse Newsmakers is now live and the focus this week is on CRP acreage, FSA agency staffing and equity. The Department of Agriculture has responded to farm group entreaties to consider allowing production on Conservation Reserve Program acres, leaving many wondering what comes next. Farm Service Agency Administrator Zach Ducheneaux joins Agri-Pulse to discuss the future …

Agri-Pulse, Audio, Farm Policy, Podcasts, Video

Agri-Pulse Newsmakers Spotlights Cattle Price Discovery Bill

Chuck Zimmerman

The newest episode of Agri-Pulse Newsmakers is now live and the focus this week is on cattle price discovery bill. An updated piece of legislation seeks to reform the way cattle are bought and sold across the country, but the new bill includes a provision that caused two major farm groups to oppose the initial version. Sen. Deb Fischer, R-Neb., …

Agri-Pulse, Audio, Farm Policy, Livestock, Podcasts, Video

Agri-Pulse Summit Includes Farm Bill Veterans

Cindy Zimmerman

The 2022 Agri-Pulse Food & Ag Policy Summit held Monday at the National Press Club was focused on laying the groundwork for the next farm bill and featured some of the most influential voices in farm policy including leaders of the House and Senate Agriculture Committees, as well as agricultural organizations and companies. It was the first time Agri-Pulse has …

Agri-Pulse, Audio, Farm Bill, Farm Policy

Senate Ag Leaders Ready for Farm Bill

Cindy Zimmerman

The leaders of the Senate Agriculture Committee addressed the 2022 Agri-Pulse Ag & Food Policy Summit live and in-person Monday at the National Press Club, sharing their perspectives on the next farm bill. Senate Ag Committee Chairwoman Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) and Senate Ag Committee Ranking Member John Boozman (R-AR) both spent some time visiting the National Ag Day exhibits on …

Agri-Pulse, Audio, Farm Bill, Farm Policy

ZimmCast 688 – National Ag Day Activities Preview

Chuck Zimmerman

Hello and welcome to the ZimmCast. In this week’s program we’ll get a preview of National Ag Day activities in Washington, DC from Amy Bradford, GROWMARK, and Chair of the Agriculture Council of America. March 22 is the offical Ag Day but there will be activities on the 21st and 22nd. These include on Monday, a Celebration of Ag with …

Ag Day, Ag Groups, Audio, Farm Policy, ZimmCast

2022 Agri-Pulse Ag & Food Policy Summit Underway

Chuck Zimmerman

Sara Wyant, Agri-Pulse President, kicked off the 2022 live event this morning at the National Press Club. Jamie Johansen, Honey Creek Media, is on location taking photos throughout the Summit, this evenings joint reception with Ag Day and National Ag Day activities tomorrow on the Mall. There are many companies with displays on the Mall and that includes big farm …

Ag Day, Agri-Pulse, Farm Policy

Agri-Pulse Newsmakers – Farm Credit’s Todd Van Hoose

Chuck Zimmerman

Agri-Pulse has just published their latest Newsmakers program. You can see it below. Next week the company will be holding their annual Ag & Food Summit. I’m pretty sure that will provide them with lots of good content for upcoming episodes! You can also subscribe to the audio podcast of the series here. The Federal Reserve announced an increase to …

Agri-Pulse, Audio, Farm Policy, Video

Preview of 2022 Ag & Food Policy Summit

Chuck Zimmerman

The annual Ag & Food Policy Summit, powered by Agri-Pulse, is coming up soon. It is live and virtual this year. I talked with Agri-Pulse President, Sara Wyant, to learn what is on the program this year. You can register here. Interview with Sara Wyant, President, Agri-Pulse: (5:17) In these uncertain times, here’s your chance to gain insight and analysis …

Agri-Pulse, Audio, Farm Policy, Food

ZimmCast 686 – Agri-Pulse Newsmakers

Chuck Zimmerman

Hello and welcome to the ZimmCast. I’m Chuck Zimmerman. Our friends at Agri-Pulse have launched a national news show called Agri-Pulse Newsmakers. The inaugural show was published this past Friday and you can find it on the Agri-Pulse website. The program designed for a broader audience and to engage lawmakers and key influencers on the hottest political topics. I talked …

Agri-Pulse, Audio, Farm Policy, Media, ZimmCast