Jefferson Exchange | December 20, 2013
10:26 am
Fri December 20, 2013

Keeping Them Down On The Farm (Bill)

Dan Imhoff and Eric Shuck explain the (complicated) workings of federal farm bills.

Maybe by the time you read this, Congress will have completed work on a farm bill. 

Credit João Felipe C.S./Public Domain

But it certainly dragged its feet getting up to speed. 

The farm bill(s), plural, are important because of all the issues in both agriculture and food policy that they address. 

And without passage of a new one or at least renewal of the current one, consumers would notice immediate differences, like a potential doubling of milk prices. 

We'll talk to a couple of farm bill experts, Eric Shuck and Dan Imhoff,  about all the issues involved.   
              

 

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