US Farm Bill takes shape

April 2007
Farmers Weekly;4/27/2007, Vol. 146 Issue 17, p34
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the provisions of the proposed 2007 U.S. Farm Bill. Collin Peterson, chairman of the House of Representatives agriculture committee, said that the idea of banning farmers with a pre-tax income of over $200,000 a year from receiving commodity support is inequitable. Peterson plans to include disaster provisions in the farm bill. It cites the influence of non-farming interests on the development of the bill.


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