AG POLICY NEWS
Farm Bill Still on Table
Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor
Thu Dec 6, 2012 02:38 PM CST

WASHINGTON (DTN) -- Despite time running short on the calendar year and the lame-duck session, the chairwoman of the Senate Agriculture Committee won't accept talk about extending the old farm bill.

But the chairwoman is open to the possibility of giving farmers a target-price program that the Senate thus far has rejected.

Sen. Debbie Stabenow, D-Mich., spoke Thursday at the Farm Journal Forum about negotiations on the farm bill and options for ensuring that farm policy is part of any grand bargain crafted by President Barack Obama and Republican leaders of Congress. Stabenow's comments followed an earlier discussion at the ...

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