Following an USDA Forum with Under Secretary Bill Northey, North Dakota Senator John Hoeven updated the Big Iron crowd on the status of the farm bill. With a September 30 deadline to have the bill completed, Hoeven said the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program piece has to get done. “Let’s find something between the two (bills) that we can agree to and move on,” said Hoeven. “I believe if you take provisions from both the House and the Senate versions, we can end up with a better conference report. It’s very do-able, and I think we’re close.” Hear more from the discussion with Hoeven at the Big Iron Farm Show in this podcast.
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