Lucas to Offer Farm Bill Extension
Jerry Hagstrom DTN Political Correspondent
Wed Dec 11, 2013 09:44 AM CST

WASHINGTON (DTN) -- House Agriculture Committee Chairman Frank Lucas, R-Okla., said he will offer an extension to the 2008 farm bill through the end of January. However, Senate Agriculture Committee Chairman Debbie Stabenow, D-Mich., said the Senate would not pass it.

Still, Lucas said progress has been made in negotiations and he would file an extension by the end of Tuesday to make sure there will be no increase in dairy prices. He said he feels compelled to have the extension ready before Congress goes home. But, if it looks like Congress will take up the farm bill the first ...

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