June 16, 2019

Farm Bill; Budget Issues; Ag Economy; Regulations; and, Trade

Farm Bill and Policy Issues

Carolyn Lochhead reported yesterday at the San Francisco Chronicle Online that, “The Senate is poised to take up a new farm bill in the coming weeks that will set the nation’s food policy for the next five years and cost nearly $1 trillion over a decade.

“But California, the nation’s largest farm producer and a strong voice in environmental and health policy, is destined to cede billions of dollars to entrenched commodity interests in the Midwest and South.”