Farm bill proposals taking shape

Yancy Jr., Cecil H.
May 2005
Southeast Farm Press;5/4/2005, Vol. 32 Issue 13, p15
Trade Publication
The article focuses trade agreements regarding agriculture in relation to the U.S. budget pressures. More than a year away from farm bill negotiations, an interesting right-left alliance is developing to bring the focus toward agricultural programs that shy away from amber and blue boxes and draw the spotlight to a green box, which would include conservation programs. It involves groups ranging from producers to environmentalists to conservationists. One of the legislators had this view that the U.S. farm policy is not working for all of U.S. agriculture.


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