Money tight as farm bill debate begins

Bennett, David
March 2006
Southeast Farm Press;3/1/2006, Vol. 33 Issue 7, p22
Trade Publication
The article reflects on the lack of public funds for agriculture programs in the U.S. An assistance package for agriculture disasters put together by Senator Thad Cochran is discussed. It presents an explanation on the budget cuts for agriculture during the budget reconciliation in Congress. A payment limitation amendment offered by Senator Charles Grassley, and other issues concerning the farm bill are discussed.


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