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Getting the farm bill done

Getting the farm bill done
U.S. House Ag Committee Chairman Mike Conaway, right, provided an update on farm bill negotiations during a meeting in Dallas County last week hosted by Iowa 3rd District Rep. David Young.

Deep differences remain on several farm bill programs beyond the much-talked about nutrition title, House Agriculture Committee Chairman Mike Conaway (R-Texas) said during a stop in Iowa last week.

However, he said key negotiators remain steadfast in their commitment to getting a new bill passed this year, even if Democrats win control of the U.S. House of Representatives during the November mid-term election.

“We’ve only got two titles that we’re pretty close to getting taken care of (trade and credit), and the ...




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