Mary Kay Thatcher, the Senior Director of Congressional Relations at the American Farm Bureau Federation, was a guest on today’s AgriTalk radio program with Mike Adams, where the conversation focused on the Farm Bill.
In particular, Ms. Thatcher addressed potential legislative action in the lame-duck session of Congress.
An audio replay of a portion of that discussion is available here:
The Kansas Republican spoke about the Farm Bill, as well as legislation he has introduced with Rep. Steve King (R, Iowa), that according to The Hill, “would repeal a U.S. Department of Agriculture rule that puts a cap on the number of calories in school lunches served to children.”
To listen to some of Rep. Huelskamp’s remarks on the Farm Bill, including comments on potential action in a lame-duck session, Farm Bill extension, and food stamp (SNAP program) spending, just click on the listen bar below:
While some of Rep. Huelskamp’s remarks and his proposed nutrition related legislation can be heard here: