The Farm Bill was extended for another year thanks to last-minute negotiations to avoid a government shutdown. The extension paves the way for food stamps to reach 40 million people and was a relief for food producers. However, lawmakers, activists, and experts expressed disappointment that several amendments to support new crops, climate-smart agriculture, and others remain in limbo. Will these proposals be able to move forward before September of next year? José López Zamorano brings us the details from Washington, DC.
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