Farm Bill Update

September 2023 | 45 min., 04 sec.
by Bart Fischer
Texas A&M

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​This presentation covers a range of topics related to the farm bill and farm policy: production costs and reference prices, means testing and payment limits, federal budget “chaos,” and the political outlook for 2024.

About the Presenter

Bart FischerBart Fischer is co-director of the Agricultural and Food Policy Center (AFPC) at Texas A&M University. He previously served more than 8 years on the House Committee on Agriculture as chief economist. During that time, he helped usher through the 2014 and 2018 farm bills and was involved with other major agricultural policy developments in Washington, DC. Fischer has bachelor’s degrees in agricultural economics and business administration from Oklahoma State University, a master’s degree in environmental policy from the University of Cambridge, and a doctor in agricultural economics from Texas A&M University.​

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