Podcast: Novakovic/Stephenson discuss the Farm Bill
Long-time Farm Bill watcher Cornell University’s Andy Novakovic joins University of Wisconsin-Madison dairy policy analyst Mark Stephenson to discuss what happened, and what might happen. Of the 95 Democrats who supported Goodlatte-Scott, 85 eventually voted against the full Farm Bill. Republican leaders don't seem interested in a compromise.The chances of “the planets lining up” to get a new Farm Bill by the end of September seem unlikely. Splitting farm and food/nutrition programs might be dangerous. Stream the 16-minute podcast here.