January 24, 2020

Farm Bill; Biofuels; Climate Issues; Trade; and Water

Farm Bill- Chairman Peterson

DTN Political Correspondent Jerry Hagstrom reported yesterday (link requires subscription) that, “House Agriculture Chairman Collin Peterson said Monday he believes the next Congress may have to take up a reconciliation bill that could include a rewrite of the farm program.

“Speaking by telephone to the American Association of Crop Insurers convention here [San Diego], Peterson said he is not an advocate of a reconciliation bill but believes that international concerns about U.S. finances and difficulties in selling U.S. bonds overseas may force the next Congress to consider a reconciliation bill.”