June 14

NFU Opposes Farm Bill Extension

first_img By Andy Eubank – Dec 19, 2012 Home Indiana Agriculture News NFU Opposes Farm Bill Extension The National Farmers Union Board of Directors has passed a resolution opposing an extension of the 2008 Farm Bill in lieu of passage of a new five-year farm bill. NFU President Roger Johnson says the clock is ticking and we are quickly going into the final hour of the lame duck session with rural America’s future hanging in the balance. He said lawmakers must quickly come together to pass a five-year farm bill. According to Johnson – a short-term extension of the farm bill would only cause a litany of problems that will not be easily fixed when a new farm bill is eventually signed into law. Johnson applauded the continued efforts of the Senate and House Agriculture Committees to negotiate for the passage of a comprehensive, five-year farm bill – noting Senate passage of bipartisan legislation that saves 23-billion dollars and House Ag Committee passage of a version that would save 35-billion dollars.Source: NAFB News Service Previous articleSeed Consultants Market Watch 10:41 update with Gary Wilhelmi 12/19/2012Next articleRFA and Growth Energy Joint Statement on European Commission Vote to Enact Import Tariff Andy Eubank Facebook Twitter SHARE SHARE Facebook Twitter NFU Opposes Farm Bill Extensionlast_img

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