FarmPolicy

July 28, 2017

Video: Congressional Action On Farm Issues Needed

Categories: Farm Bill

From USDA- Sept. 10- “Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack says Congress needs to pay more attention to problems facing America’s farmers.”

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Farm Bill

Niels Lesniewski reported yesterday at Roll Call Online that, “Senate Agriculture Chairwoman Debbie Stabenow told attendees at a farm bill rally outside the Capitol that she won’t back another short-term extension of farm programs.

“Stabenow wants House Republican leaders to agree to take the farm bill to conference, even without an answer on what the House will do about the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, commonly known as food stamps.

“‘The leadership needs to trust and support [the House Agriculture Committee] and just simply go to conference, appoint conferees, quit playing politics with food assistance,’ the Michigan Democrat said.”

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