After a series of delays, a Presidential veto, the discovery that one of the titles in the bill had been inadvertently omitted in the enrolled bill that had been forwarded to the White House and votes in the House of Representatives and Senate to override the veto (by a comfortable margin in both houses), the 2008 farm bill appears close to becoming law, if it is not already Las as to the original enrolled version.

In this issue of the Digest we are providing a summary of the major provisions in the lengthy bill.



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