Splitting the House Farm Bill
Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor
Fri Jun 28, 2013 04:43 PM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- Conservative groups are building momentum in their push to split the farm bill in the House.

Since the June 20 failure by the House to pass the legislation, groups such as the Heritage Foundation and Americans for Prosperity have seized the opportunity to convince House leaders that dividing nutrition and farm programs in the bill is the best option for getting Republican reforms for farm programs and more cuts to nutrition programs such as the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program.

House Agriculture Committee Chairman Frank Lucas, R-Okla., has told reporters in his home state that House leaders continue ...

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