Low Wheat Price Support Needed in New Farm Bill

first_img By Hoosier Ag Today – Aug 30, 2016 Facebook Twitter Low Wheat Price Support Needed in New Farm Bill Home Indiana Agriculture News Low Wheat Price Support Needed in New Farm Bill SHARE SHARE Wheat prices have tumbled to the lowest point they have been at in the last decade, thanks in part to a successful harvest in the U.S. and strong harvest prospects overseas. Low wheat prices are causing a dilemma for elevator operators that have too much wheat and not enough storage. The ag economy struggles are exacerbated by threats to cut vital programs in the upcoming Farm Bill debate. The National Association of Wheat Growers is conducting a Farm Bill survey of its producers to find out which policies are the most vital to their success. The overall goal is to help develop a successful and functional Farm Bill in 2018. The Wheat Growers say it is more important than ever that producer priorities are listened to as agriculture works toward an effective Farm Bill which maintains the safety net as well as other vital programs.The National Association of Wheat Growers wants to encourage producers to fill out the survey and contribute to the successful planning of the next Farm Bill. The survey is on the Wheat Grower’s website at wheat world.org.Source: NAFB News Service Previous articleClosing CommentsNext articleFarm Progress Show Opens With Rain and Lower Prices Hoosier Ag Today Facebook Twitterlast_img read more