Farm Progress

Timing is critical for getting a farm bill in final form and to the president for signing before the current extension expires at the end of September, says Craig Brown, National Cotton Council vice president of producer affairs. “We definitely need for Congress to pass a farm bill before the current extension runs out so it can be implemented in 2014,” he says.

Hembree Brandon, Editorial director

August 4, 2013

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<p> <strong><em>CRAIG BROWN, right, National Cotton Council, Memphis, discussed farm bill provisions with Keith Maloney, left, and David Rowland, both with the USDA Cotton Classing Office at Dumas, Ark.</em></strong></p>

About the Author(s)

Hembree Brandon

Editorial director, Farm Press

Hembree Brandon, editorial director, grew up in Mississippi and worked in public relations and edited weekly newspapers before joining Farm Press in 1973. He has served in various editorial positions with the Farm Press publications, in addition to writing about political, legislative, environmental, and regulatory issues.

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