Source: American Farm Bureau Federation

Delegates at the American Farm Bureau Federation's 92nd Annual Meeting voted to maintain a strong farm income safety net, address dairy price volatility and urge greater oversight of regulatory actions by the Environmental Protection Agency.

As Congress prepares to draft a new farm bill later this year and in 2012, the delegates reiterated their support for extending the concepts of the 2008 farm bill.

"The 2008 farm bill has worked as farmers and ranchers have weathered market ups and downs over the last four years," said American Farm Bureau Federation President Bob Stallman. "It's important to maintain a program that protects our nation's food, fiber and fuel supply and the consumers who rely on agriculture's productivity."
 
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