AG POLICY NEWS
Farm Bill: Next Week Pivotal
Jerry Hagstrom DTN Political Correspondent
Fri Dec 6, 2013 02:20 PM CST

WASHINGTON (DTN) -- Farm bill conferees may meet in a public session next week, a House Republican aide confirmed Friday.

Nothing has been scheduled, the aide noted, but the possibility of a member meeting is an indication of continuing progress on the bill. The coming week is the only one in which both the House and the Senate will be in session.

House Agriculture Committee Chairman Frank Lucas, R-Okla., chairs the conference. Lucas has said that issues such as whether there would be changes to the Packers and Stockyards Act and country of original labeling for meat are likely to ...

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