TITLE

Proposed farm bill cuts mean early program defense

AUTHOR(S)
Hollis, Paul
PUB. DATE
March 2005
SOURCE
Southeast Farm Press;3/2/2005, Vol. 32 Issue 7, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The article presents information on the farm bill in the U.S. The most obvious observation being that an out-of-control federal deficit will make it difficult to maintain funding for agricultural programs at current levels. Farmers are being encouraged by commodity group leaders to begin developing a clear explanation of why specific farm programs should be maintained, and why a national farm policy that stabilizes food and fiber production ultimately benefits everyone. But for those among one who does not wish to wait before beginning the defense of farm spending, the U.S. Administration's budget for fiscal year 2006 offers ample opportunity to get a head start.
ACCESSION #
16285047

 

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