Everything on the table in next farm bill debate

Smith, Ron
April 2011
Southwest Farm Press;4/7/2011, Vol. 38 Issue 10, p11
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the 2012 farm bill debate which will deal with various government programs including nutrition program in the U.S. It notes that the debate on the said bill will include protection of nutrition funding, safety of commodity programs, and farm safety net. Moreover, the Congress will also discuss the high commodity prices during the debate in an attempt to address the problem affecting consumers.


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