A new proposal to place a hard cap on farm payments to individual farmers has the strong endorsement of the president of one of North Dakota’s two largest farm groups. The president of the other farm group said “reasonable limits” are needed, although it’s difficult to say exactly what they should be.
BROOKINGS — Volatility in the marketplace, and how producers can manage their risk in the midst of these historical swings, was the focus of the annual cattle industry market review during the CattleFax “Industry Outlook” presentation at the 2012 Cattle Industry Convention and National Cattlemen’s Beef Association Trade Show recently in Nashville, Tenn.
As a member of Congress representing South Dakota in both the U.S. House and Senate, and a member of the Agriculture Committee in both bodies, I have had the privilege of being actively involved when the last three farm bills were written.
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