FarmPolicy

November 13, 2019

Senate Ag Appropriations; Farm Bill; Ag Economy; ESA; Water Bill; CFTC; Immigration; and, Food Safety- Friday

Senate Ag Appropriations

David Rogers reported yesterday at Politico that, “Veterans, farm and food safety spending bills cleared the Senate Appropriations Committee Thursday even as Republicans charged Democrats with overstepping last December’s budget accord to fund domestic priorities.

“From white potatoes to Pacific salmon and even cigars, the nearly three-hour meeting had a bit of everything. And behind the scenes, first lady Michelle Obama pushed — with some success — for last-day compromises protecting nutrition standards for children.”

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