Farm bill debate still in the works

Smith, Ron
November 2011
Southwest Farm Press;11/17/2011, Vol. 38 Issue 22, p1
Trade Publication
The article reports on the 2012 farm bill debate that took place during the Rural Economics Outlook Conference held at Oklahoma State University (OSU) campus. According to assistant professor and economist Jody Campiche, many details remain to be worked in the bill however risk management will be its top priority. It also mentions that farmers will be given more choices such as revenue guarantee program.


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