Desire for nutrition program legislation slows farm bill progress

House slows walk to farm bill conference

Desire for nutrition program legislation slows House move to conference a new farm bill. Late September deadline looms Senate wants to begin farm bill conference immediately.

With the House farm bill – sans nutrition title -- now in hand, the Senate is pushing for a conference on the legislation as soon as possible. The push is meeting with resistance, however, even as the clock winds down on the current extension of the 2008 farm bill, which expires at the end of September.

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Before meeting to reconcile the two farm b

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