What Administration Wants in Farm Bill

Randall Weiseman Specialty Crops

CBPresident Bush signed a short term extension of the current farm bill last week and this week Secretary of Agriculture Ed Schafer outlined what the president expects Congress to deliver in a Farm Bill by April 18.

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Schafer says what the administration wants includes funding for specialty crops.

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According to Schafer if Congress fails to complete a bill by April 18, the President will request an extension of the 2002 Farm Bill for at least a year.