Farm Bill Will Have to Wait Until Elections are Over

Randall Weiseman Alabama, Beef, Cattle, Citrus, Corn, Cotton, Dairy, Energy, Field Crops, Florida, General, Georgia, Livestock, Nursery Crops, Peanuts, Pork, Soybeans, Specialty Crops, Sugar, Vegetables

The U.S. House will head home for the elections without action on a new five-year Farm Bill or an extension of existing farm policy that expires at the end of the month. Speaker of the House John Boehner says that the Farm Bill will be dealt with after the election, but House Ag Committee Chairman Frank Lucas has said that he hasn’t received any promises his five-year bill will come up in the lame-duck session.

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