Seven Farm Bill Hurdles
The current farm bill expires in September 2018. So that’s the hard line in the sand to pass a new farm bill or extend the current one. “The 2018 farm bill could look mostly like 2014 farm bill,” says Pat Westhoff, director of the Food and Agricultural Policy Research Institute (FAPRI) at the University of Missouri. “A lot of people are reasonably happy with what they have, and it is hard to agree on alternatives.” Read about the seven obstacles here.