Farm Policy Field Hearing

During one of several field hearings, committee members heard testimony about developing a consensus on federal farm policy. Farmers… read more

During one of several field hearings, committee members heard testimony about developing a consensus on federal farm policy. Farmers described problems with specific policy issues and how they want them solved. They discussed the discrepancy between the growing U.S. economy and the decline in commodity prices. Topics included tax codes, foreign competition, oil price increases, crop insurance changes and the past few years of drought. Occasionally committee members asked the audience of mostly farmers whether they agreed with a point. close

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Farm Policy Field Hearing

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Program ID:
156349-1
Category:
House Committee
Format:
House Committee
Location:
West Chester Township, Ohio, United States
First Aired:
Apr 20, 2000

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  • Apr 20, 2000 | 2:27pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 20, 2000 | 11:05pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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