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Items Tagged with 'Congressional Budget Office'


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CBO raises estimated cost of farm bill programs

The Congressional Budget Office is increasing its cost projections for farm bill programs due to lower estimates for some future market prices The commodities expected to see significantly higher payments over the next 10 years than previously estimated include cotton and dairy. 

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CBO’s farm bill estimates do little to ease funding squeeze

The official new estimates for farm bill costs do little to ease the funding squeeze facing lawmakers who want to increase reference prices for major commodities to reflect the higher input costs farmers are paying. Meanwhile, the Congressional Budget Office forecast raises new questions about the future of conservation funding provided through the Inflation Reduction Act.
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