The U.S. House passed a compromise Farm bill Wednesday, which among other provisions will makes some cuts to food stamps.
This week a congressional committee is expected to come out with a compromise on the Farm Bill after months of debate.
Republican U.S. Senator Rob Portman of Ohio met with farmers in the Dayton area Wednesday to talk about the pending farm bill.
The U.S. House and Senate Agriculture Committees have approved separate versions of a farm bill that would cut the size of the federal food stamp program and alter the way people qualify for it.
Some Ohio farmers are hoping swift congressional action will maintain funding for various programs.