AG POLICY NEWS
Vilsack Pushes Congress on Farm Bill
Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor
Mon Jan 13, 2014 02:11 PM CST

SAN ANTONIO (DTN) -- Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack suggested Monday one option for helping resolve the dairy conflict in the farm bill would be to allow USDA to buy some excess milk to stabilize prices for producers.

Vilsack spoke to members of the American Farm Bureau Federation who are holding their annual convention in San Antonio this week. As he has for the better part of two years, Vilsack spent most of his speech stressing the importance of a new farm bill and the difficulty getting any legislation through the current Congress.

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