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Farm Bill Limps Along

Wednesday, October 30, the House-Senate Conference Committee met to discuss the Farm Bill...
November 6, 2013

Wednesday, October 30, the House-Senate Conference Committee met to discuss the Farm Bill. The prospect of Congress passing a Farm Bill this year is dim. While it appears that Congress has plenty of time, they actually have less than 15 legislative work days left in Washington this year.

PIA National supports a long-term reauthorization of the Farm Bill that includes a robust crop insurance title and does not include additional cuts to the federal crop insurance program. While PIA National has fought to oppose changes to the crop insurance title, including new conservation requirements and means testing, controversy over the Farm Bill has overwhelmingly been focused on the nutrition title (food stamp funding).

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