The Consequences Of A Short-Term Farm Bill Fix

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Sec. Tom Vilsack, U.S. Department of Agriculture
Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-IA), member, Senate Committee on Agriculture

Lawmakers in Washington extended some provisions of the farm bill that expired in October. Subsidies for grain cotton and soybeans will be renewed, and budgets for some organic and environment initiatives will be cut. Since the extension only lasts nine months, many farmers are left with uncertainty.

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