Congressional lawmakers have started their listening sessions and early hearings on the next farm bill.

Farm Bureau has spent a great deal of time and effort over the last 18 months working closely with a number of state Farm Bureau staff to develop a large set of resources for members to study as they think about issues around the next bill.

Those resources can be found on the AFBF website. A number of individuals deserve a great deal of credit for putting these resources together.

One idea that is rearing its ugly head again is...