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Corn Growers President Wants Farm Bill Passed Split Or Not

Corn Growers President Wants Farm Bill Passed Split Or Not

House Republican leaders have decided to drop food stamps from the farm bill and proceed with working for a vote on the farm bill itself. The hope to deal with the nutrition title later. National Corn Grower’s President Pam Johnson says it’s a good question about whether or not they can pass a farm bill with having it split. She says they need to get something passed not only in the House but one that can make it through the House Senate conference committee.

Another question is , is the House leadership just kicking the can down the road by saying they’ll consider nutrition later after dealing with the farm bill itself. Johnson says farmers need to put pressure on House leaders to answer that question and get the farm bill finished.

 

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