Farm bill expires, mired in gridlock

Farmers may have trouble planning for next year if

a farm bill can’t pass. Here, a combine takes out

corn near Fonda.

TIMES photo by DOLORES CULLEN

An extension of 2007 law may be most likely path

By JOEY AGUIRRE

The farm bill, which is supposed to be passed every five years by Congress, expired Monday at midnight.

Congress passed an extension to make the deadline Sept. 30 at midnight and many wonder what the next move will be.

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