Condition of U.S. economy likely to lead to changes in ag programs
MARSHALL -- U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson warned that agriculture needs to be ready for major changes to farm support programs as the country comes to grip with the current financial situation.
Peterson, chairman of the Agriculture Committee in the House, told an audience Tuesday at the Home Grown Economy conference in Marshall that he would be launching hearings on the farm bill at the end of March, six months earlier than would be the norm.
Are you a newspaper subscriber but you don't have a Digital Access account yet? You can activate your account here: Activate All Access.
You will need your subscription account number and phone number. Not sure if you have an account? Email us at email@example.com and we can help you.