Area growers offer farm bill advice

Hollis, Paul L.
March 2006
Southeast Farm Press;3/1/2006, Vol. 33 Issue 7, p1
Trade Publication
The article reports on the U.S. House Committee on Agriculture's field hearing about a farm legislative bill. According to Bob Goodlatte, chairman of the committee, the hearings give the farmers in Southeastern states an opportunity to share their concerns on the farm bill. Budget cuts for agriculture and the farmers' opposition to payment limitations are also discussed.


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