NEWS
Peterson Pushes for Quick End
Jerry Hagstrom DTN Political Correspondent
Mon Nov 4, 2013 07:02 AM CST

WASHINGTON (DTN) -- House Agriculture Committee ranking member Collin Peterson said in a radio interview Friday that he hopes the four agriculture committee leaders will negotiate in the coming week and that the Senate won't accept more than $9 billion in food stamp cuts.

Peterson, a Democrat from Minnesota, also said the farm bill has to have conservation compliance linked to crop insurance premium subsidies.

Peterson made the statements on the radio program Agritalk and also said he had been to the White House Thursday to discuss the farm bill. He did not say who else attended the meeting, but ...

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