We’re a year away from the expiration of the current Farm Bill, which means discussions on the 2012 Farm Bill are already heating up. But first, there’s the matter of the newly-formed super committee in Congress that's been charged with cutting $1.5 trillion in government spending. KPR's Eric Durban reports from an August field hearing on the Farm Bill, where the nation's debt and deficit were shaping the discussion.
KPR's Eric Durban has been following developments in the new Farm Bill for a reporting project called Harvest Public Media. Find more information online, at HarvestPublicMedia.org.