Not much is being revealed on draft farm bill language, but National Council of Farmer Cooperatives President and CEO Chuck Conner said an NCFC provision to strengthen the school lunch program will likely be in the final bill. “In some cases, the vast majority of products being moved through our school lunch program are actually foreign purchased. That is a violation of the existing law. We wanted to beef up enforcement of that,” said Conner. “But more than anything else, farmers need a farm bill done on time. It’s about getting it passed on time.”
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