Health care and regulation cited as critical factors for agriculture

Smith, Ron
December 2009
Southwest Farm Press;12/17/2009, Vol. 36 Issue 24, p1
Trade Publication
The article discusses the critical factors that could affect the agricultural industry in the U.S. for 2010. American Farm Bureau President Bob Stallman mentioned that legislation aimed at climate change, clean water, biotechnology, estate taxes, health care, immigration and budgets are issues that affect farmers in the country. One of his concerns is the trade and immigration which has not been given much attention while the industry needs labor.


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