Chuck Conner, President, National Council Farmer Cooperatives, delivers remarks at Farm Foundation Forum on the next Farm Bill.
The Farm Foundation recently hosted a forum on the goals of the next Farm Bill likely to be written in the 115th Congress. Participants heard from varying interests in the Farm Bill including representatives from the Environmental Working Group and the fiscally conservative Heritage Foundation. Also on the panel was Chuck Conner, President, National Council Farmers Cooperatives. Conner formerly served as staff director to the U.S. Senate agriculture Committee and Deputy Secretary of Agriculture in the George W. Bush administration. Conner also served on President-elect Trump’s agriculture advisory board.
To listen to the audio from the Forum examining the goals of the next Farm Bill, CLICK HERE.
Conner made it very clear that President-elect Trump understood the impact of the rural vote on the outcome of his election. Conner elaborated, “This is going to be a user-friendly, farmer-friendly Farm Bill.”