These are the stories of where our food comes from, the people who make it, and how one law could change everything. Join NET's Grant Gerlock as he serves up the Farm Bill in delectable audio morsels that explain how all this will affect your life.
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Episode 7: Bill Past Due
The farm bill is late. On September, 30th the current law expired and Congress is not close to passing a new version. In this episode, NET's Grant Gerlock talks with reporters Ellyn Ferguson (CQ Roll Call) and Madelyn Beck (Harvest Public Media) for a brief update on the consequences for people who depend on farm and rural programs. And if Congress couldn’t pass a farm bill by now, when will it happen?Ellyn Ferguson’s coverage of the farm bill here, https://www.rollcall.com/author/efergusoncq-comMadelyn Beck’s story about the farm bill expiring,http://www.harvestpublicmedia.org/post/farm-bill-deadline-pass-without-extension-against-wishes-influential-groups
2 Oct 2018