September 18, 2019

As Farm Bill Stalls, Some Sectors of U.S. Ag Economy Appear Sound

Anne Cook, writing in Saturday’s News-Gazette (Champaign, IL) reported that, “When Congressional leaders and the White House settle differences about farm legislation, they’re likely to end up with a bill that’s greener – but not leaner – than current farm programs.

“But Terry Barr, chief economist for the National Council of Farmers Cooperatives, said the debate over the long overdue farm bill now looks like it’s going to spill over into 2008.”