January 20, 2020

Farm Bill and Policy Issues; Regulations; Trade; and Ag Economy

Farm Bill and Policy Issues

DTN Political Correspondent Jerry Hagstrom reported yesterday that, “Senate Agriculture Committee Chairwoman Debbie Stabenow said Tuesday that she moved up the dates of the last two farm bill hearings so that her committee can move more quickly toward marking up the bill.

“‘We just want a little bit more time to negotiate,’ Stabenow, D-Mich., told reporters after a hearing on conservation, and noting that she would like to finish the markup as soon as possible.

“Senate Agriculture Committee ranking member Pat Roberts, R-Kan., has said he believes the committee will finish its work by Memorial Day.”