FarmPolicy

September 19, 2017

Farm Bill; Biofuels; CFTC Issues; and, Food Security

Categories: Audio /Farm Bill

Farm Bill Issues

Vicki Needham, Erik Wasson, Bernie Becker and Peter Schroeder reported yesterday at The Hill’s On the Money Blog that, “The House Agriculture Committee starts work Wednesday [markup will be broadcast on C-SPAN3] on a $900 billion farm bill that faces plenty of hurdles in the lower chamber.

“Agriculture Chairman Frank Lucas (R-Okla.) said Tuesday afternoon that fewer amendments than expected had been filed to the bill that represents a compromise between himself and ranking member Collin Peterson (D-Minn.).

“‘I have a lot of new underclassmen so they may have a hard time getting their work done ahead of time,’ he said.”

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