From the Capital Press
One by one, farm bill conferees from the House and Senate last week laid out the dire situation in farm country and insisted a new farm bill must be in place before the current one expires on Sept. 30.
There still remain some differences to overcome on a range of issues from farm policy and conservation to rural development and research funding. But the biggest challenge will be bridging the divide on vastly different ideologies when it comes to government nutrition programs. Read the rest of the article here.