Budget deficit poses farm bill problems

February 2005
Southeast Farm Press;2/9/2005, Vol. 32 Issue 5, p30
Trade Publication
The article reports that most knowledgeable observers note that passage of the 2002 farm bill posed significant challenges for Congress, farmers and ranchers. But, according to an influential member of the U.S. House Agriculture Committee, developing the next farm bill may be an even more difficult process. While addressing a conference at the American Farm Bureau Federation's 86th annual meeting in Charlotte. North Carolina, U.S. House Representative Jerry Moran said the federal budget deficit poses the most formidable obstacle.


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