TITLE

Farm bill finalized

AUTHOR(S)
Prall, Derek
PUB. DATE
January 2014
SOURCE
American City & County Exclusive Insight;
SOURCE TYPE
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that the agreement on a five-year Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management (farm) bill, that influences almost every aspect of U.S. food and fiber production, was finalized by leaders of the U.S. House and Senate on January 27, 2014. According to "The Washington Post," the bill cuts approximately 23 billion dollars in federal spending. The bill includes elimination of direct payments to farmers, and consolidation of many programs of Agriculture Department.
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