Political, Budget Challenges Ahead for 2018 Farm Bill

April 20, 2017 10:55 AM

Work on the 2018 Farm Bill is already underway, but there are going to be some challenges of getting the work finished.

“We have lots of dynamics right now that could cause a much more challenging Farm Bill debate,” said Pat Westoff, director of the Food and Agricultural Policy Research Institute at the University of Missouri (FAPRI-MU). “The budget situation is getting worse that in was previously.”

Watch Westoff’s full comments on the political challenges, having a viable safety net, and crop insurance on AgDay above.

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