Farm bill rollout scrutinized

Farm bill rollout scrutinized

USDA undersecretary testifies on progress of commodity and crop insurance rollout.

ALTHOUGH the U.S. Department of Agriculture has done an exemplary job of quickly administering disaster payments under the farm bill, it has a tall order ahead on continuing the bill's implementation.

During a hearing last Thursday, House Agriculture Committee members praised the agency for the work on disaster aid but also expressed their top concerns, including the need for better education on dairy and commodity programs and how quickly informat

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