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The upcoming Farm Bill reauthorization will impact many industries and sectors, with a lot of money on the line. The baseline for all farm bill titles is estimated at $725 billion over five years, according to the Congressional Research Service.

With the Farm Bill reauthorized only once every five years, this is a pivotal moment for organizations connected to agriculture, environmental conservation, rural development, nutrition, food security, and energy. The bill has wide-reaching implications on everything from SNAP benefits to crop insurance to climate. The deadline to reauthorize the Farm Bill, one of the most significant items on Congress’ agenda, has passed — so what’s next? Now is the most critical time to stay on top of any developments and push for your organization’s interests.

Watch our recorded webinar into the crucial Farm Bill reauthorization where CQ and Roll Call experts will provide insights into the potential changes, the key players shaping the legislation, and how these updates might affect your organization.

Panelists will discuss:

  • The latest developments in the 2023 Farm Bill reauthorization process
  • Key provisions and policy changes on the table, and potential impacts for your industry
  • Strategies to navigate potential shifts in policy stemming from changes to the Farm Bill


Ellyn Ferguson, is an agriculture and trade reporter at CQ and Roll Call. She joined CQ and Roll Call as an agriculture policy reporter in 2009 after nearly 20 years as a Washington-based regional reporter for Gannett-owned papers located outside the Beltway. Her beat has expanded to include issues involving agriculture as well as trade matters where members of Congress may play a role.

David Jordan is a reporter for CQ and Roll Call covering energy and the environment. He previously covered congressional committees, and before joining CQ Roll Call worked for the Associated Press in Vermont. Prior to entering journalism, he worked as an AmeriCorps VISTA in Arlington, Virginia. He is a graduate of the College of William & Mary and Northwestern University.

Moderated by Jason Dick, CQ and Roll Call’s editor-in-chief. He was previously Roll Call’s deputy editor, senior writer, Capitol Hill editor, Heard on the Hill editor, and House leadership editor. Prior to his time at Roll Call, he was editor of National Journal Daily and its predecessor publication, CongressDaily. He began his journalism career in Washington at National Journal’s environmental news daily, GreenWire, in 1998.