Iowa Congressman Tom Latham is blasting U-S Agriculture Secretary DanGlickman for failing to take action to implement the new mandatory pricereporting law for livestock. Latham says Glickman claims to not have themoney to implement the new law. Latham says Glickman could easily move somemoney around in his budget to get the program started.Latham, a republican, was the chief sponsor of the law. He says he’llcontinue to push Glickman to get things moving.Latham doesn’t think meatpackers are trying to push Glickman for the delay.The new law requires meatpackers to report twice-daily the prices they payto livestock producers for animals. Producers says the law will ensure themarket stays competitive.
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