Johanns says no to farm bill extension

Laws, Forrest
March 2006
Southeast Farm Press;3/1/2006, Vol. 33 Issue 7, p54
Trade Publication
The article reports on U.S. Agriculture Secretary Mike Johanns' opposition to extend the current farm bill beyond 2007. He says that the 2002 farm bill is the right policy for the U.S. Field hearings are held to discuss issues on the farm bill. Johanns' first expression of opposition to the extension is discussed. Deadlines were set for the completion of the trade pact, for the completion of an agreement on modalities for reforming farm subsidies, and for reducing tariff barriers.


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