Cochran Statement on Farm Bill Vote in the House

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Thad Cochran (R-Miss.), ranking Republican on the Senate Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry Committee, today issued the following statement regarding the House of Representatives approval of a modified, five-year farm bill:

“I am pleased the House of Representatives has taken action to pass a farm bill. American farmers, ranchers, conservationists and related industries deserve the certainty of a five-year farm bill.  I look forward to working with Chairwoman Stabenow and our counterparts from the House to address the differences between the Senate and House farm bills.”