One week into the lame duck session of Congress, Combest, Sell and Associates managing partner Tom Sell says House Agriculture Committee Chairman Mike Conaway is starting to realize achieving more on work requirements in the nutrition title of the farm bill may be hopeless. “There’s been a lot of good work behind the scenes to lay the groundwork for areas of compromise in the titles of the bill,” says Sell. “All of the elements are there to get it done.” The timeline is tight to get a farm bill completed by the end of the session. Once the conference report is agreed on, it goes to the House and Senate for passage and to President Trump for a signature.
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