Schafer still 'working' on new farm legislation

Laws, Forrest
September 2008
Southeast Farm Press;9/17/2008, Vol. 35 Issue 22, p5
Trade Publication
The article discusses the issue concerning the implementation of the Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008 in the U.S. It highlights the comment of Agriculture Secretary Ed Schafer regarding the programs being indicated in the bill. It also cites the assertion of Schafer on the need of the Congress to make appropriate changes for the farm bill.


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