Ag Committee chairman: ‘Horrendous’ pressure in upcoming farm bill discussions

January 12, 2012 at 3:23 pm in Grand Forks Herald

FARGO House Agriculture Committee Chairman Frank Lucas, R-Okla., faces a tough task of justifying and delivering an adequate farm program anything comparable to the expiring, popular 2008 farm bill in the midst of a tightening budget.
He discussed the next steps in the farm bill discussion in front of a full Fargo conference room on Thursday as business and agriculture leaders urged him to continue programs and prevent overreach from federal regulators. Continue Reading