Chairman Frank Lucas issued the following statement welcoming the news that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will move forward with implementing the Actual Production History (APH) adjustment for 2015 spring-planted crops. This crop insurance provision in the Agricultural Act of 2014 allows yield adjustments when losses are widespread and beyond the control of producers.
Business Meeting to Consider H.R. 6083, the Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act of 2012
The House Agriculture Committee held a business meeting to consider the 2012 Farm Bill, H.R. 6083, the Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act. After many hours of discussion and debate the FARRM Act passed the Committee by a vote of 35-11.