POLITICO – Trump adviser: ‘We need to revamp the farm bill’August 11, 2016
By IAN KULLGREN 08/11/16 10:00 AM EDT
Sid Miller, the Texas agriculture commissioner and a co-chair of Donald Trump’s agriculture advisory committee, has been thinking about what the farm bill would look like under a Trump presidency. Miller tells MA that he would like to see some changes.
“The farm bill was written in a time of high commodity prices; we need to revamp it,” he says, adding that he wants to wait to discuss the details until the campaign puts out its full agriculture platform.
Miller says he’ll be raising other issues that concern Texas farmers, too, including: the waters of the U.S. rule, the Bureau of Land Management’s range-land practices, the Endangered Species Act and the EPA’s pesticide registration process.
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