Conferees on the farm bill met Oct. 30. Do you remember that? There were all these Kumbaya statements. That was now more than two weeks ago. The House and Senate conferees haven't set a full meeting since then.
Reports continue to indicate the principal negotiators in the farm bill are making progress, but no public meetings have been announced.
Meanwhile, people continue to push their demands.
Some members of Congress wrote Thursday asking conferees not to affect programs involving food safety. A provision in the House version of the farm bill would prevent some FDA regulations under the Food Safety ...