Washington's agriculture budget almost unchanged

February 2007
Farmers Weekly;2/23/2007, Vol. 146 Issue 8, p20
Trade Publication
The article reports on a farm budget for 2008 unveiled by the U.S. government that keeps total agricultural spending more or less unchanged at $89 billion but with a further reduction in commodity support. According to U.S. agriculture secretary Mike Johanns, the budget aims to enhance the agricultural economy of the country, advance renewable energy, improve nutrition and conserve natural resources.


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