House Ag Committee Approves Farm Bill

May 2013
Corn & Soybean Digest Exclusive Insight;5/16/2013, p2
The article reports on the statements issued by U.S. House Agriculture Committee Chairman Frank Lucas and Ranking Member Collin Peterson after the committee approved the farm bill, H.R. 1947, the Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act of 2013, by a bipartisan vote of 36-10. According to Lucas, he is proud of the committee's effort to advance a farm bill with significant savings and reforms. Peterson said that he expects a new farm bill in place before the August 2013 recesses.


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