Budget concerns will overshadow 2012 farm bill

Brandon, Hembree
February 2011
Southwest Farm Press;2/3/2011, Vol. 38 Issue 4, p16
Trade Publication
The article reports on the finance-related challenges that the congressional agriculture committees were facing in the drafting of the 2012 farm bill in the U.S. Tara Smith, director of congressional relations for the American Farm Bureau Federation asserts that the deficits that they were experiencing will put other farm programs at risk and will stagger the agriculture sector. She added that a series of legislative hearings are required in 2011 prior to the writing of the farm bill.


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