FarmPolicy

April 19, 2014

Farm Bill and Energy Bill: Speculation on Passage Continues

Categories: Ethanol /Farm Bill

Farm Bill

Jane Roberts, writing earlier this week at The Commercial Appeal Online (Memphis, TN), reported that, “The mood was somber Monday in the Somerville Community Room. Two days after a Republican filibuster killed a rewrite of a $286 billion farm bill in the Senate, word had settled into the woods and valleys of Fayette County.

“Not only is there not a new farm bill, there’s no way to know when there will be one, putting farmers in the position of trying to negotiate loans with no sense of their collateral.

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