GMA Urges Congress to Oppose Farm Bill

Arguing that the 2007 Farm Bill, in its current form, is still too generous with federal subsidies to large commercial farmers, Cal Dooley, president and chief executive officer of the Grocery Manufacturers Association, yesterday sent a letter to Congress, urging lawmakers to oppose H.R. 2419, the Food and Energy Security Act of 2008, which is linked to the Farm Bill.

WASHINGTON — Arguing that the 2007 Farm Bill, in its current form, is still too generous with federal subsidies to large commercial farmers, Cal Dooley, president and chief executive officer of the Grocery Manufacturers Association, yesterday sent a letter to Congress, urging lawmakers to oppose H.R. 2419, the Food and Energy Security Act of 2008, which is linked to the Farm Bill. “Despite record farm prices and wealth, farm bill negotiators missed a rare opportunity to reform farm subsidies

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