Feb 04 2014
WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator John Boozman (R-AR) applauded the Senate passage of the Farm Bill by a vote of 68 to 32.
Boozman, a member of the Senate Agriculture Committee was appointed to serve on the conference committee tasked with resolving the differences between the Senate and House versions of the Farm Bill joined Committee members in discussing the importance of this legislation.
“This represents years of hard work that provides predictability to the agriculture community. Our farmers, ranchers and agriculture producers deserve a Farm Bill that provides them with the safety net and certainty they need to continue supplying our country with the safest, most abundant food supply in the world. While not perfect, this bill provides an equitable safety net for our nation’s agriculture producers, makes significant policy reforms and achieves major savings toward deficit reduction,” Boozman said.
The legislation now heads to President Obama’s desk to be signed into law.