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Farm Bill Conferees

Good news! The House and Senate conferees will begin their focus on creating a long term farm bill that can get through the entire Congress. The problem is coming to a consensus may be a real challenge
Let the work begin. Both the House and the Senate announced that their farm bill conferees will begin their deliberations on a new long term farm bill next Wednesday October 30th.
Although this news is encouraging, there is no guarantee that a new long term bill with come out of this as there are numerous difference in the two bills that will be a challenge to find compromise on. However, in speaking with the Wisconsin Farm Bureau Director of Governmental Relations she feels that because of the way conference committees function the passage of a bill is still a possibility
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