TITLE

Budget concerns will overshadow 2012 farm bill

AUTHOR(S)
Brandon, Hembree
PUB. DATE
February 2011
SOURCE
Southwest Farm Press;2/3/2011, Vol. 38 Issue 4, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
58651407

 

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