Getting Ready for the Next Farm Bill

Cindy Zimmerman2021 ConferenceLeave a Comment

During the third general session, which focused on the state of U.S peanut policy, Dr. Stanley Fletcher with the Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College Center for Rural Prosperity and Innovation shared his thoughts on the upcoming Farm Bill process and important considerations for peanut growers. Fletcher said determining the cost of production is key. He also described a few “elephants in the room” including basis, reference price and crop insurance that will require input from peanut growers as Farm Bill listening sessions occur.

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