While there are contentious issues on the agenda for today’s farm bill debate, Syngenta senior government relations director Mary Kay Thatcher is cautiously optimistic. “Sugar is tougher than it has been before and it gets more difficult with every farm bill. I think we have the votes to defeat that amendment.” Thatcher expects the debate will “go as late as they need to tonight as they need to get it done. Potentially, they could finish late tonight, but certainly by tomorrow.”
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