The new farm bill is supposed to be completed by the end of September but odds of it making the deadline are slim. South Dakota Senator John Thune serves on the Ag Committee and says they’re ready to move on the bill
Representative Dusty Johnson who also serves on the House Ag Committee said that he’s looking to get it done as soon as possible but delays are inevitable.
Thune says most programs will continue but it’s time for an update.
Both men say Congress is also dealing with a number of other issues
including the possible government shutdown.
(Thanks to Perry Miller with KJJQ)