Agriculture

Publications

, Heartland Institute
Congress Approves Agricultural Subsidy Bill, Though Differences Remain
Caroline Kitchens

Cited in the Heartland Institute:
Caroline Kitchens, federal affairs manager and a policy analyst with the R Street Institute, says subsidizing agricultural businesses with taxpayer money encourages…

, The Hill
Public-private investment for agriculture research is a winning approach
Caroline Kitchens

Now that both the U.S. House and Senate have passed their respective versions of the so-called “farm bill,” it appears likely that President Donald Trump will be able to sign the legislation before…

Free-market groups to Senate: Support crop insurance reform amendments to the Farm Bill
Caroline Kitchens

Dear Senator,

On behalf of the undersigned free-market and conservative organizations and the millions of members we represent, we urge you to support commonsense reforms to the farm subsidy…

Farm bill momentum continues
Media Coverage

From Politico’s Morning Agriculture:
— CONSERVATIVE GROUPS LOSE IN HOUSE FARM BILL PASSAGE: The House’s very narrow passage of its version of the farm bill was a loss for many groups, including…

, Politico
Politico Influence: Conservative groups lose in House Farm Bill
Media Coverage

From Politico Influence:
CONSERVATIVE GROUPS LOSE IN HOUSE FARM BILL PASSAGE: The House’s very narrow passage of its version of the farm bill was a loss for many groups, including conservative…

, WNAX
EWG and taxpayer groups want subsidy reforms in Senate farm bill
Media Coverage

From WNAX:
Caroline Kitchens, Federal Affairs Manager for the R-Street Institute, a non profit policy research group says the crop insurance title needs to be fixed so that loopholes that allow…

Coalition Letter in Opposition to Attaching the Consumer Fuel and Retailer Choice Act to Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018
R.J. Lehmann

Dear Chairman Roberts and Ranking Member Stabenow,

On behalf of our combined members and supporters across the country, our groups join together to alert you to our opposition to attaching the…

, Tri-State Livestock News
Grassley to offer payment limits amendment on Senate floor
Media Coverage

From Tri-State Livestock News:

The Environmental Working Group and five conservative groups — the R Street Institute, the National Taxpayers Union, the Heritage Foundation, Taxpayers for Common…

Letter to Senator Grassley: Support Common Sense Limits 
 on Commodity Subsidies
Caroline Kitchens

Dear Senator Grassley:

We the undersigned organizations are writing to express our support for your amendments to strengthen common sense subsidy limits on farm bill commodity programs. For too…

, American Spectator
Checking in on the Farm Bill
Media Coverage

From American Spectator:
As the R Street Institute joked on Twitter, this year’s Farm Bill took a similar approach to commodity payments as Oprah does with prizes — everyone in the audience…