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Writing a new farm bill will be tough with agriculture hurting

Writing a new farm bill will be tough with agriculture hurting

As Congress gears up to debate a new farm bill, some programs need to be re­­worked, some tweaked and there needs to be more funding to support the safety net, according to Mary Kay Thatcher, senior director of congressional relations for the American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF).

“Certainly, we’ve heard from our cotton producers and our dairy folks...




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