Farm Bill Feud: House Democrats say they won’t compromise on IRA funds

Democrats on the House Agriculture Committee say they will not compromise on the Farm Bill when it comes to their priorities.

Ranking Member David Scott of Georgia says Democrats reject the idea of leaving the thrifty food budget plan the way it is, and they do not support using funds from the Inflation Reduction Act for other purposes, including increasing reference prices.

Congresswoman Shontel Brown of Ohio told Brownfield Ag News that reference prices should be increased, but it should not come at the expense of nutrition programs. Brown says the time is now to work on and pass a new Farm Bill.