AFBF outlines priorities, concerns with farm bill legislation

June 2012
Delta Farm Press Exclusive Insight;6/6/2012, p8
The article looks at the priorities set and concerns raised by the American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) regarding the Senate Agriculture Committee's proposed 2012 farm bill. In a letter to the Senate, AFBF President Bob Stallman notes that the Farm Bureau's suggested improvements moves toward the organization's core principles for rational, acceptable farm policy and that his organization would support passage of the bill.


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