Congress Closing in on Farm Bill Deal

Nov 30, 2018

Top congressional farm bill negotiators said they have reached an agreement in principle on the 2018 farm bill, which renews farm, crop insurance and food-aid programs. In a joint statement, the Senate and House Agriculture Committee chairmen and ranking members said they are working to finalize report language and receive cost estimates from the Congressional Budget Office. Final details, and possibly a congressional vote, are expected next week.

Read the Joint Statement