Kent, Minnesota farmer Pat Freese is a longtime board member for the Minn-Dak Farmers Cooperative and American Sugarbeet Growers Association. Freese does not expect the farm bill to be passed this year. “Unfortunately, ag gets pushed to the back many times and now with the election process coming back that is what everybody is focused on.” In the current political environment, it is nearly impossible to find a compromise. “These other aspects are sucking the oxygen out of the room.”
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