Gerard critical of farm proposals under consideration


The House Ag Committee held a Farm Bill hearing in Illinois today to discuss the formulation of the twenty-twelve Farm Bill.

Chairman Frank Lucas opened the hearing with these words…


Illinois producer Blake Gerard testified at today’s field hearing. He was critical of some of the proposals under consideration.


Last week, the Senate Ag Committee held their last scheduled Farm Bill Hearing and Committee Chairwoman Debbie Stabenow called for new crop support programs that she says are “effective and defensible.”