The Farm Bureau says the new Farm Bill is a great thing for the farm economy. Andrew Walmsley, AFBF Congressional Relations Director, said Farm Bureau members were ecstatic after months of work to see the Farm Bill pass in late December.
“It was a huge success to get the farm bill done. Now we’re waiting on implementation. We’ve got the issue around the border wall, but an opportunity to catch our breath and looking forward to working with USDA to implement the 2018 farm bill.”
Walmsley added AFBF will partner with USDA to implement the Farm Bill.
“The work’s not done working as a partner with USDA to implement it how we understand the bill, how we think the committees wrote the bill, they are always a great partner with Secretary Perdue.”
Walmsley said the Farm Bureau will provide updates on the Farm Bill’s implementation on-line. Visit AFBF’s Website for those updates.
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