April 30, 2018

Criticism of House GOP farm bill grows

Despite repeated warnings from House and Senate Democrats, the House Committee on Agriculture’s “Agriculture & Nutrition Act of 2018 (H.R. 2)” bill moved forward for a full House vote – and a possible impasse as written. As the 2018 Farm Bill lobbying action shifts to the Senate Committee on Agriculture, the mantra of seasoned farm organization leaders kicks in – “patience, and let due process political work.” There may be plenty of time to finish a new farm bill before the old one expires in September. Read more

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