Farm bill draft hammered in South

Bennett, David
April 2012
Western Farm Press Exclusive Insight;4/24/2012, p13
The article reports on the reaction of commodity and farm groups to the April 20, 2012 release of a U.S. Senate Agriculture Committee draft farm bill. Criticisms of several sectors of Southern agriculture are highlighted, especially on the proposed legislation. Their concerns are attributed to the request of the Senate Agriculture Committee to delay the proposed bill's mark-up. The American Farm Bureau believes that several things would be detrimental to Southern producers.


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