Farm Bill Debate Goes On

Gary Cooper Citrus, Florida, Specialty Crops, Sugar

USDA Deputy Secretary Chuck ConnerAll over the nation, the pros and cons of the recently passed compromise version of the Farm Bill are being debated. Congressman Adam PutnamIn the first report posted herein, USDA Deputy Secretary Chuck Conner (photo left) explains some of the factors in the Bill that the administration feels will cause trouble for specialty crop producers down the road. In the second report, Florida Congressman Adam Putnam (photo right) discusses possible WTO concerns with the bill and why he still feels the bill is good for citrus and other U. S. specialty crop producers.
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