The ranking member of the House Ag Committee says an extension of the 2018 Farm Bill isn’t an option.
Glenn GT Thompson says he would like to see the bill reauthorized before it expires next September. “The legislative process would need to conclude in September if we’re going to do this, if we’re going to get it to President Biden’s desk by the end of September.”
He says its timeline hinges on when the House Budget Committee will provide a funding baseline. “Somewhere around June or July because we have to be putting things together.
Thompson sees timeline for authorizing the next farm bill, extension ‘not an option’