FarmPolicy

November 19, 2017

Farm Bill; Budget Issues; Ag Economy; EPA; Trade; and, Biofuels

Farm Bill- Policy Issues

Erik Wasson reported yesterday at The Hill’s On the Money Blog that, “Lobbyists on the farm bill are facing crunch time this week, even with lawmakers in both chambers out of town.

“Staff for the House Agriculture Committee are putting the finishing touches on a five-year farm bill that would set the nation on a track to spend at least $900 billion on farm subsidies and food stamps over the next decade.

“K Street is eagerly expecting a draft summary to circulate Thursday or Friday.”

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