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Minnesota Congressman Concerned With Conference On Farm Bill

One of the questions for Conference Committee members will be how to meld the House’s farm only bill with the Senate’s farm and nutrition legislation. Minnesota Congressman Tim Walz who was unhappy with the House Farm Only Bill says he’s not sure how the two measures can be conferenced but is hoping they can make it happen.

Walz says when the House passed a farm only bill they also did away with 1949 permanent farm law. He says one of the major unanswered questions involves the future of conservation programs.

Walz says any funding for conservation will have to come from either the commodity title or from nutrition.  He’s also concerned his fellow house members separated the consumer from the producer when they divorced nutrition from the farm bill.

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