USA: Agricultural economists warn - don't bet on farm bill covering 2002 crops
Farmers awaiting a new federal farm bill to cover their 2002 crops may be disappointed. Time literally is not on their side, say two Purdue University agricultural economists. With debate stalled in the US Senate, it could be months before a final bill passed by both the Senate and House of Representatives makes it onto President Bush's desk for signing, said Allan Gray and Otto Doering, farm policy specialists.
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