January 21, 2020

Farm Bill – Ag Economy; and Climate Change Issues

Farm Bill- Ag Economy

The January 1 edition of The Kiplinger Agriculture Letter (link requires subscription) reported that, “Though USDA is still working to implement parts of the $300-billion-plus ’08 farm legislation, the agency and Congress are making early plans for its successor, coming in two or three years.

Capitol Hill hearings will start in March or so, giving lawmakers an idea of what farmers and other interests want in the way of policy changes, subsidies and funding for USDA’s array of programs.”