February 27, 2020

Farm Bill and the Supercommittee

Categories: Audio /Budget /Farm Bill

Farm Bill: Legislative Branch

Ron Smith reported earlier this week at the Southwest Farm Press Online that, “Congressman Frank Lucas, chairman of the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Agriculture, would rather forego passing a hurry-up farm bill that jeopardizes the well-being of rural America and take his chances fighting for a better program next summer.

“‘I will not be a part of legislation that’s bad policy,’ Lucas said during a telephone hook-up to the Texas Ag Forum, meeting recently in Austin.”