Farm Bill Veto Threatened

Stating that the 2007 Farm Bill still does too little to limit federal subsidies to growers of commodity crops such as corn, wheat, soybeans and cotton, the White House has threatened to veto the legislation, raising the prospect that provisions in the current Farm Bill could be extended if a compromise cannot be reached. In a Statement of Administration Policy issued by the Office of Management

WASHINGTON — Stating that the 2007 Farm Bill still does too little to limit federal subsidies to growers of commodity crops such as corn, wheat, soybeans and cotton, the White House has threatened to veto the legislation, raising the prospect that provisions in the current Farm Bill could be extended if a compromise cannot be reached.

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