Budget negotiations, farm bill discussions and Capitol Hill intrigue

Bennett, David
December 2012
Southwest Farm Press Exclusive Insight;12/21/2012, p1
The article discusses the issue of budget negotiations and farm bill in the U.S. According to Arkansas Farm Bureau chief Jerry Hall, the farm bill is being discussed by Arkansas senators as well as senators from Georgia with one floating option about a counter-cyclical rice program targeting a price of 13 U.S. dollars. It discusses the chances of extending the 2008 farm law as against a farm bill for a five-year term.


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