Representative Jerry Moran, R-Kan., introduced a measure last Thursday to extend the 2002 Farm Bill until
House Agriculture Committee Chair Colin Peterson, D-Minn., says that even with the failure to limit debate in the Senate an extension at this time is not a good idea.
"I think it's a bad idea to be even talking about it," Peterson says. "Because if we end up with any kind of extension I think we're going to lose momentum and once that happens, we're probably going to be dead in the water until after the next Presidential election."
Moran and Peterson delivered their remarks on Friday to the National Association of Farm Broadcasters Convention in