Rep. Kind unveils Farm Bill Priorities


Congress must pass a new Farm Bill as the current deal expires in September. After touring Servais Family Farm in Stoddard, U.S. Rep. Ron Kind unveiled his Farm Bill Priorities, which include crop insurance reforms, focus in organic farming and supporting dairy farms. > ABC 19 La Crosse

Toft to face Kind on ballot for 3rd Congressional seat


After collecting nearly 2,000 signatures, Republican Steve Toft was approved by the Wisconsin Election Commission to be included on the ballot for the 3rd Congressional District, running againstDemocratic incumbent Ron Kind. > ABC 19 La Crosse

Paul Ryan’s failure clears the way for a real farm and food bill

In an editorial, the Cap Times writes that it’s thankful for Paul Ryan’s ineptitude as Speaker of the House, because if he’d succeeded in passing the recent Farm Bill, it would have done severe damage to the condition of working farmers and working families.

Kind-sponsored bill would create conservation programs to help protect farmland


U.S. Rep. Ron Kind recently co-sponsored the Improving Access to Farm Conservation Act, a bipartisan bill that would provide regulatory relief to farmers and ranchers that want to implement conservation programs administered by the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS). > Wisconsin State Farmer

Wisconsin politicians weigh in on debates over food stamps, Farm Bill


U.S. Rep. Ron Kind and Gov. Scott Walker are weighing in on the latest version of the Farm Bill in Congress. The bill includes funding for farmer programs and the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP. > Wisconsin Public Radio

Ron Kind touts his tweaks to make Farm Bill ‘work for Wisconsin farmers’

U.S. Rep. Ron Kind returned to Washington Tuesday with bipartisan amendments he’s proposing in the battle over the 2018 Farm Bill, which is to be taken up this week. Speaking in La Crosse, Kind said the bill must buoy low commodity and dairy prices, and highlighted three of his seven proposed amendments. > La Crosse Tribune

Wisconsin Congress members react to Iran deal withdrawal


There are differing takes from Wisconsin’s members of Congress on President Trump’s decision to pull out of the Iran nuclear deal. Here’s what U.S. Reps. Ron Kind, Mike Gallagher, Glenn Grothman and Mark Pocan, as well as U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin, had to say. > Wisconsin Radio Network