A Western Illinois farmer gets an audience with the House Agriculture Subcommittee on General Farm Commodities and Risk Management. Ron Moore of Roseville is the President of the American Soybean Association. He spoke on the 2018 Farm Bill and the importance of crop insurance being a part of it.
And Moore also believes the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program or SNAP and commonly referred to as food stamps, should remain under the umbrella of the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
Moore was introduced by Western Illinois Congresswoman Cheri Bustos, who serves on the House Ag Committee. The 2014 Farm Bill expires in September of 2018.