AG POLICY NEWS
Bets on Farm Bill Victory
Jerry Hagstrom DTN Political Correspondent
Tue Jan 28, 2014 02:16 PM CST

WASHINGTON (DTN) -- The chairmen of both the House and Senate Agriculture Committees predicted Tuesday the farm bill will pass both houses of Congress and President Barack Obama will sign it into law.

Meanwhile, endorsements for the bill, which was unveiled Monday evening, poured in from all sectors of agriculture, except the meat industry and some anti-hunger advocates.

"Even though it took us two-and-a-half to three years, we have a really amazing bill here," House Agriculture Committee Chairman Frank Lucas, R-Okla., who chaired the conference committee, said Tuesday during a joint telephone news conference with Senate Agriculture Committee Chairman Debbie ...

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