Target-Price Amendment Filed

Senate Budget Committee Chairman Kent Conrad Thursday filed his amendment for the 2012 Farm Bill – supported by Senators Saxby Chambliss, Max Baucus and John Hoeven – containing a target-price based commodity program. The purpose of the amendment is to extend and improve the counter-cyclical program. The Congressional Budget Office hasn’t scored the bill yet. is dedicated to serving the agricultural industry in the Carolinas and Virginia with the latest ag news, exclusive regional weather station readings, and key crop market information. The website is a companion of the Southern Farm Network, provider of daily agricultural radio programming to the Carolinas since 1974. presents radio programs, interviews and news relevant to crop and livestock production and research throughout the mid-Atlantic agricultural community.