ASA president Ron Moore testifying before House Agriculture Committee House Ag Committee
American Soybean Assn. president Ron Moore testified before the House Agriculture Committee on March 28, 2017 about the importance of making changes in the next farm bill.

Commodity groups want tweaks in next farm bill

Farm groups offer consensus document to House Agriculture Committee members to identify areas of agreement on upcoming farm bill discussions.

Leading commodity groups are asking for tweaks to be made to the 2014 farm bill in an effort to make the safety net more effective for farmers now faced with lower farm prices and the resulting drop in farm income. This was the message five commodity groups shared with the House Agriculture Committee's subcommittee on general farm commodities and risk management in a hearing Tuesday.

House agriculture leadership has asked commodity groups for unified consensus on as much as they can,

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