Expired Farm Bill – Impacts and Advocacy

On October 1, 2018 the current 2014 Farm Bill expired after passing the September 30, 2018 deadline with no new…

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Everyone Can Participate in Stewardship

[Editors Note: The following excerpt has been adapted from the Fall 2011 edition of the “Catholic Rural Life” magazine.] Not everyone…

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Farm Bill Update

Over the summer we have worked with our partners—the USCCB, Catholic Charities, Catholic Relief Services, and St. Vincent De Paul—to…

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Part II: Agricultural Life of Carmelite Nuns

[Editor’s note: This is Part II of a two-part story on the Carmelite Nuns project in rural Fairfield, PA. Read…

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Farm Bill Update: Key Talking Points

The Agriculture Committee Chairmen Sen. Pat Roberts (R-Kan.) and Rep. K. Michael Conaway (R-Texas) and Ranking Members Sen. Debbie Stabenow…

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Agricultural Life of Carmelite Nuns

[Editor’s note: This is Part I of a two-part story on the Carmelite Nuns project in rural Fairfield, PA.] Bill…

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Farm Bill Update

The Senate passed the Agriculture Improvement Act (2018 Farm Bill) on a strong bipartisan vote, 86-11, prior to the Fourth…

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The Beauty of Rural Life

On June 24, the Diocese of Fargo will hold its first annual Rural Life Celebration on the Schmitz farm near…

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Next Steps for the Farm Bill

Last week (June 14), the Senate Agriculture Committee voted 20–1 to pass its version of the next farm bill –…

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Agricultural Policy Update

The month of June promises to be an interesting one on a number of policy fronts. Here is a quick…

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