FarmPolicy

May 26, 2017

Farm Bill; Budget (RFS); Ag Economy; Climate; and, Immigration

Farm Bill

The Associated Press reported yesterday that, “The U.S. House of Representatives in 2012 were given one year to come to an agreement on a long-term farm bill. They’re not getting another, said United States Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack.

“‘There is no support for an extension in the Senate. It just simply rewards failure, and this needs to get done. Everybody in the countryside knows it needs to get done,’ Vilsack said following a town hall hearing on what he calls the food, farm and jobs bill Saturday morning at the Old Threshers Reunion in Mount Pleasant.”

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