TITLE

Forces driving farm bill debate include WTO, budget, politics

AUTHOR(S)
Bennett, David
PUB. DATE
April 2006
SOURCE
Southeast Farm Press;4/5/2006, Vol. 33 Issue 10, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the 2007 farm bill debate in the United States. Dana Brooks, who spoke during the recent Agribusiness Conference at Arkansas State University, stated that the driving forces for the debate will be the budget, the World Trade Organization, current farm conditions and politics.
ACCESSION #
20498585

 

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