Results of this week’s election will have significant implications for the future of rural America. Voters should not forget the farm bill is on the ballot.
A strong farm bill is crucial for rural communities. It preserves our nation’s soil and water, assists the next generation of agricultural producers, and supports small businesses on main street. Unfortunately, Congress allowed the farm bill to expire on Sept. 30, 2018.
Lawmakers have stalled deliberations for a new bill for two major reasons.