Dairy cliff averted, rest of farm bill a mess

January 2, 2013 at 1:17 am in The Daily Republic

Senate Agriculture Committee Chairwoman Debbie Stabenow, D-Mich., told reporters that negotiators had agreed to extend portions of the expired 2008 farm bill through September. She said that includes language keeping milk prices from rising, but excludes other provisions like energy and disaster aid for farmers.
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