More statements are coming out about the Farm Bill extension. Sabrina Hill has more.
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The National Council of Farmer Cooperatives released a statement saying it appreciates Congress’s action to avert tax increases. But quote “At the same time, it is truly unfortunate that Congress could not come together this year to enact a new, five-year farm bill that would have included substantial reform and significant budget savings. It goes on to say “the one-year extension of the farm bill contained in the legislation, while continuing funding for many important programs such as the Market Access Program, is deeply flawed.”
For the full statement, click here.