AG POLICY NEWS
Farm Bill: Looking to 2018
Jerry Hagstrom DTN Political Correspondent
Thu Apr 24, 2014 01:42 PM CDT

WASHINGTON (DTN) -- The next bill may be more difficult to develop and pass as a pair of farm-bill lobbyists urged advocates of all types to begin thinking about how to work together again.

The lobbyists analyzed the political divisions created trying to pass the 2014 farm bill during a panel discussion Wednesday at the Consumer Federation of America's National Food Policy Conference.

Bill O'Conner, a former House Agriculture Committee staff director and USDA official, noted that the relationship between the farm titles and the nutrition title has "changed, and not just in one direction."

In 1985 the agriculture community ...

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