January 21, 2020

Farm Bill; Labor; Budget; Ag Economy; and, Trade

Farm Bill Issues

Robert Pore reported late last week at the Grand Island Independent (Neb.) Online that, “While U.S. Rep. Adrian Smith, R-Neb., expresses frustration that a new Farm Bill wasn’t passed during the last session of Congress, he expects the new Congress to approve one.

But a new Farm Bill will face new funding realities as Congress tackles the debt ceiling and spending cuts needed to address the growing federal debt, which has exceeded $16 trillion.”