Schafer: look beyond farm bill

Laws, Forrest
March 2008
Southwest Farm Press;3/6/2008, Vol. 35 Issue 7, p15
Trade Publication
The article reports on the call of the U.S. Agricultural Secretary Ed Schafer for the Congress to look for other ways make the agricultural sector competitive. He suggests looking on new policies, such as the acceleration of farm equipment depreciation and tax credits for carbon sequestration. However, he explains that developing a farm bill that can be signed by the president should remain a priority.


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