USDA/Bush Administration Blasts Farm Bill – Threatens Veto

Gary Cooper Citrus, Florida, General

In these reports, comments from USDA Deputy Secretary Chuck Conner (photo) from an exclusive interview with Southeast AgNet Friday after House and Senate both passed a farm bill compromise that the Bush Administration has all kinds of problems with. While Conner agrees there are some good things in the bill for specialty crops, including citrus, there are also some issues with the bill that could cause a major shoe drop later with respect to world trade partners who are expected to cry foul.
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