Ag Policy Blog
Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor
Thu Dec 5, 2013 07:56 PM CST

The people debating whether to push work requirements for able-bodied food stamp recipients are having trouble getting their work done before the end of the year.

House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, told reporters in Washington the House is ready to give farm-bill negotiators may require another short-term extension into January. House Agriculture Committee Chairman Frank Lucas, R-Okla., indicated on AgriTalk earlier in the week that negotiations may have to carry into January.

USDA and the White House communications staff issued a statement late Thursday afternoon from USDA Communications Director Matt Paul.

"Negotiations on Capitol Hill about the Farm Bill should ...

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