FarmPolicy

December 16, 2017

Farm Bill; Biofuels; Animal Agriculture; and Taxes

Categories: Ethanol /Farm Bill

Farm Bill: Related Developments and Overview

DTN Political Correspondent Jerry Hagstrom reported yesterday (link requires subscription) that, “Agriculture Undersecretary for Farm and Foreign Agriculture Services Jim Miller on Tuesday joined the call of House Agriculture Committee Chairman Collin Peterson, D-Minn., for a simplification of farm programs.

“In a speech to the American Soybean Association board, Miller said, ‘We may have gotten to the point that the programs are so complex we don’t get the benefits we want.’ Peterson has said that adding farm program on top of farm program over the years has made the system too complicated.”

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