Farm Commodity Issues
By Larry Dreiling
The House Agriculture Subcommittee on General Farm Commodities and Risk Management held a hearing March 30 to evaluate the effectiveness of farm policy in advance of crafting the next farm bill. Members heard from producers who discussed the importance of both commodity policy and crop insurance. This hearing continues the committee’s hearing series to set the stage for the next farm bill.
“A farm bill is written to be an aid for producers during bad times and help their operations survive to farm another year. When we wrote the last farm bill, times were good in farm country…….