Rep. Collin Peterson speaking John Vogel
Rep. Collin Peterson (D., Minn.) speaks about issues with the House-proposed farm bill.

Inside Washington: On-time farm bill will be difficult goal

House bill out of the gate with deeply entrenched partisan politics and could derail successful 2018 efforts.

The need to pass a farm bill ahead of September 2018 did not sneak up on anyone. Yet, despite everyone from President Donald Trump to the House and Senate agriculture leaders saying they want to deliver an on-time farm bill, that could definitely now be in jeopardy.

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