December 15, 2019

Farm Bill; Crop Progress / Production; Doha

Farm Bill

Jim Snyder reported yesterday at The Hill Online that, “The long-overdue farm bill has set up a crucial election-year face-off that will have consequences for farm-state members up for reelection, and has kept busy an army of lobbyists who represent everything from chick pea growers to ethanol refiners.

“After bill negotiators announced the outlines of an agreement last week, the Bush administration vowed to veto it.

“The measure is scheduled for a floor vote in the House as early as Wednesday, although as of press time the bill had yet to be officially filed and lobbyists said a vote could slip to Thursday or later.”