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Cuts to food stamps will dominate farm bill talks

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WASHINGTON — Negotiators in the Senate and House of Representatives will convene today to begin resolving differences in a long-delayed farm bill. It won’t be easy.

The 41-member panel must bridge a huge divide in the five-year, $500 billion reauthorization bill’s most contentious issue: cuts to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, commonly called food stamps.

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