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House Agriculture Committee Marks Up 2013 Farm Bill

The House Agriculture Committee completed mark up of its version of the 2013 Farm Bill late last night. The Senate Agriculture Committee completed its work on Tuesday. The bill cuts more than $33 billion from the farm bill budget. Of that, $20 billion comes from the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), which helps low income…  Read more

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Senate Ag Bill: NEFU Sees Promise for New England Producers

In a flurry of farm bill activity, the Senate Agriculture Committee began to mark up a draft of the 2013 farm bill today. The Chairman of the House Agriculture Committee has also issued a preliminary draft, with plans for committee mark up tomorrow. New England Farmers Union (NEFU) is pressing for a farm bill that…  Read more

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