Washington, DC – Senator Debbie Stabenow, Chairwoman of the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry, today said Congress must complete a Farm Bill next year before the current Farm Bill expires. Stabenow said passing a new Farm Bill is necessary to provide certainty for farmers and small businesses. Her comments came during an address at the Farm Journal Forum in Washington.
“We will resume holding hearings when Congress returns in January,” Chairwoman Stabenow said. “The goal is for the committee to complete an initial product in the spring to provide plenty of time for Congress to complete its work.”
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