What the one-year Farm Bill extension means for land-grant colleges

The Fiscal Cliff bill that President Obama signed into law at the start of this year included a one-year extension of the 2008 Farm Bill. This bill provides funding for most USDA programs through the end of September 2013, but this report by the Cornerstone Group provides additional details.

The Cornerstone Group is a government affairs agency that works with the Association of Public and Land Grand Universities. The report is part of the periodic updates that the Cornerstone Group provides to APLU members, including UW-Madison, on pertinent federal legislation.