NCC says House farm bill saves money, reforms overall policy

May 2013
Southeast Farm Press Exclusive Insight;5/30/2013, p7
The article discusses the view on the U.S. farm bill by Jimmy Dodson, chairman of the National Cotton Council (NCC). It mentions that Dodson has commented that the Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act (FARRM) contains significant reforms and provides U.S. farmers with the certainty for making long-term investments. The article also informs that FARRM includes 40 billion U.S. dollars in savings on mandatory funds and more the 100 programs repealed, consolidated and streamlined.


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