2012 Farm Bill needed in light of drought disaster

Texas Drought

Drought spurs organization to appeal to federal lawmakers The drought that has gripped much of the U.S. over the past several months is showing no signs of abatement. Indeed, the drought may be getting worse as many states become official disaster areas due to the extremely dry conditions. The drought has already taken its toll on farmers, but is likely to continue causing problems well into the future. This possibility has led the American Soybean Association (ASA) to petition federal legislators to pass the so called 2012 Farm Bill that…

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