January 21, 2020

Farm Bill; Regulations; Ag Economy; and the Budget

Farm Bill Issues

Brett Neely reported yesterday at Minnesota Public Radio (MPR) Online that, “Farmers may face some uncertainty by harvest time as Congress grapples with rewriting the farm bill before it expires in September. On the table are big cuts in federal farm spending.”

“At a recent field hearing in Arkansas, House Agriculture Committee Chairman Frank Lucas, an Oklahoma Republican, sounded optimistic.

“‘We don’t have an easy road ahead of us but I’m confident that by working together we can craft a farm bill that continues to support the success story that is American agriculture,’ Lucas said.”