Farm Bill OK Plants Seeds For Stability
Posted: February 12, 2014 at 5 a.m.
The Do-Nothing Congress has gone and done something. Last Friday, President Obama signed a bill that gives the nation’s farmers a five-year road map for how the U.S. government will interact with the world of agriculture. Farmers needed a sense of stability, which generally is in short supply when one is dealing with today’s U.S. Congress.
WHAT’S THE POINT?
The five-year farm bill approved by the House and Senate and signed by the president is an important compromise bill that provides some stability for those working in agriculture.
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Opinion, Pages 5 on 02/12/2014