FarmPolicy

July 24, 2017

Farm Bill; Ag Economy; and Budget Issues

Farm Bill

Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack was a guest on yesterday’s AgriTalk radio program with Mike Adams where a portion of the discussion focused on Farm Bill related issues.

A FarmPolicy.com transcript of this part of yesterday’s conversation is available here.

In part, Sec. Vilsack indicated that, “I think it’s important for folks in the countryside to raise the expectation that the time has come for Congress to get its work done. A lot of hard work done by the conference committee leadership- they should be prepared next week to finish and wrap up their work, and there’s no reason why we can’t get this done in the month of January.”

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