FarmPolicy

November 25, 2017

Farm Bill Issues; Ag Economy; Trade; and Regulations

Farm Bill Issues

Senate Agriculture Committee Chairwoman Debbie Stabenow (D-Mich.) noted this week at The Hill Online that, “Americans overwhelmingly agree that the nation’s top two priorities should be creating jobs and reducing the deficit. The farm bill, set to expire this year, gives Congress the opportunity to pass bipartisan legislation to accomplish both.

“That’s why Congress must pass a strong farm bill this year and not kick the can down the road with a short-term, Band-Aid extension, as has become all-too-common in Washington.

The farm bill is a jobs bill. Farm bill programs give small businesses and farmers critical tools that help them invest and grow.”

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