Like other commodities, wheat benefits from foreign market development and market access funding in the farm bill. Kansas Wheat CEO Justin Gilpin’s pessimism is evident when discussing a new farm bill. “It’s one thing when we have infighting going on across the aisle, but when you have infighting within political parties like we’re seeing right now it’s hard to get too optimistic about really trying to get good policy initiatives moved forward.” Speaking at the Bayer Cereal Experts meeting, Gilpin said all of the national farm organizations need to be on the same page to push for a good farm policy.
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