Reauthorization of Farm Bill

Mr. Hagstrom talked about the reauthorization of the 2002 farm bill. The Senate will begin marking up its version of the farm… read more

Mr. Hagstrom talked about the reauthorization of the 2002 farm bill. The Senate will begin marking up its version of the farm bill on October 24. He also responded to telephone calls and electronic mail. 

Participating by telephone, Tara Smith talked about

the Optional-Payment Subsidy Program that would make payments to farmers when revenue from a specific commodity goes down in their state. Also by telephone, Robert Guenther said that the United Fresh Produce Association supports new investments in fruit and vegetable products. Also by telephone, Kristina Rasmussen talked about the National Taxpayers Union’s opposition to agricultural subsidies. Also by telephone, Daren Koppock talked about the National Association of Wheat Growers' support of efforts in the Senate legislation to provide more renewable energy and conservation resources. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Oct 22, 2007
Last Aired:
Oct 23, 2007

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  • Oct 22, 2007 | 9:03am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Oct 22, 2007 | 12:49pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Oct 23, 2007 | 1:20am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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