Draft farm bill release possible

April 2012
Western Farm Press Exclusive Insight;4/20/2012, p3
The article reports on the plan of the U.S. Senate Agriculture Committee to release a draft farm bill on April 20, 2012. The draft will commence the Committee mark-up scheduled for April 25 and April 26. The goal of the draft is to eliminate Direct Payments and emphasize supplemental revenue programs and crop insurance as the basis for future policy. Chairwoman Debbie Stabenow cites the need for a bipartisan vote to persuade the Democratic Senate leadership to schedule a floor vote.


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