Down On The Farm Bill: A Drought-Like Outlook

Law360, New York (September 13, 2012, 1:57 PM EDT) -- The congressional farm bill debate took place in earnest in late June through mid-July, up until both chambers recessed for the month of August. Since then, progress on the bill has stalled because of disagreement over controversial provisions. Passage of an extension prior to the bill's expiration on Sept. 30, 2012, appears unlikely, which is bad news for producers. 

The full Senate passed its version of the bill, the Agriculture Reform, Food and Jobs Act of 2012 (S. 3240) on June 21, 2012, by a vote...
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