"Farm Bill Now" Rally Planned for Sept. 12

"Farm Bill Now" Rally Planned for Sept. 12

The Farm Bill Now coalition will be hosting a rally on Sept. 12 at the Capitol calling on Congress to pass a new, comprehensive, five-year farm bill before the current farm bill expires at the end of the month. 

The Farm Bill Now coalition will be hosting a rally on Sept. 12 at the Capitol calling on Congress to pass a new, comprehensive, five-year farm bill before the current farm bill expires at the end of the month. The coalition is asking all Americans to encourage Congress to “finish this vital legislation before the current farm and food law expires in September.”  The masters of ceremonies will be American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) President Bob Stallman and National Farmers Union (NFU) President Roger Johnson.  The Farm Bill Now coalition is comprised of 47 major farm and commodity groups, rural development, livestock, conservation, hunger, consumer and energy organizations.

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