National Association of Wheat Growers CEO Chandler Goule says the farm bill will be a priority when wheat growers meet at the Commodity Classic in March. “Between the WHIP+ program being passed and the big reconciliation package, how do we pull that together to make sure we are able to implement and get good programs out to wheat growers across the country?” Goule thinks it’s important to work with the Congressional Budget Office to figure out how to add the conservation money from the Build Back Better Act to the baseline of the next farm bill. “I think there’s a major lift protecting what we currently have, but having that additional money would help increase reference prices and add to the climate priorities of the current administration.”
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