Peterson: Farm bill unlikely soon, taxpayers could take hit if talks drag into 2013

September 16, 2012 at 1:00 am in Grand Forks Herald

Without a new farm bill, planned food stamp cuts won’t take effect. Plus, absent a new farm bill, federal law requires crop price supports to default to those in the 1949 farm bill much higher than today for commodities such as milk and wheat, said Rep. Collin Peterson, D-Minn.
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