Lucas vows not to support bad ag policy

Smith, Ron
November 2011
Southwest Farm Press;11/3/2011, Vol. 38 Issue 21, p1
Trade Publication
The article reports on the opposition of Congressman Frank Lucas against a hurry-up farm bill that threatens the well-being of rural America and take his chances to fight for a better program in the summer of 2012. According to Lucas, he will not be a part of the direct payment program that is a bad policy. He adds that maintaining the productive capacity of agriculture in the U.S. is as important as maintaining the ability to produce inter-continental ballistic missile (ICBMs).


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