Diminishing hopes for new farm bill passage

Bennett, David
April 2012
Western Farm Press Exclusive Insight;4/10/2012, p3
An interview with Chuck Conner, president of the National Council of Farmer Cooperatives in the U.S., is presented, wherein he discusses policy positions taken by co-operatives (co-ops), crop insurance and the impact of MF Global on co-ops. He states that with the MF Global collapse, co-ops are hoping for full restitution of their margin accounts. Conner explains that they are working hard to ensure there are enough resources for the next farm bill.


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