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Barn Media 10-3: AFBF’s Farm Bill Reviewed

The American Farm Bureau Federation Board of Directors has released its farm bill proposal. Director of Public Policy Mary Kay Thatcher says the base of their policy relies on multiple programs to build an adequate safety net. While they are proposing to eliminate the SURE disaster program, they still want to keep direct payments in place as a cushion for a possible drop in commodity prices over the 5-year life of the farm bill.

The American Farm Bureau Federation Board of Directors has released its farm bill proposal. Director of Public Policy Mary Kay Thatcher says the base of their policy relies on multiple programs to build an adequate safety net. While they are proposing to eliminate the SURE disaster program, they still want to keep direct payments in place as a cushion for a possible drop in commodity prices over the 5-year life of the farm bill.