November 20, 2019

Farm Bill, Ag Economy; and EPA

Farm Bill: Key Personnel Changes

Associated Press writer Dale Wetzel reported yesterday that, “North Dakota U.S. Sen. Kent Conrad said Tuesday he will not seek re-election in 2012 because he wants spend more time working on ways to reduce the nation’s $14 trillion debt, which he ranks with a terrorist attack as ‘the central threat facing the country’” [related statement here, related video here).

The AP article noted that, “In an e-mail message to supporters, Conrad said his remaining priorities are to get the national debt under control, reduce U.S. dependence on foreign energy, write a new five-year farm bill and address flooding problems in North Dakota’s Devils Lake basin and Red River Valley.”