US Farm Bill Controversies

The US Congress remains unable to reach a decision on renewing America’s mammoth Farm Bill, a US$500bn federal programme outlining agricultural spending in the world’s largest food exporter. Given the bill’s size and complexity, numerous budgetary and political issues have surfaced. In this week’s Business Monitor International podcast, commodities analyst Cole Martin discusses the key issues surrounding the bill and its potential long-term impact on the US agriculture sector.