Farm groups respond positively to Senate ag committee farm bill proposal

Smith, Ron
May 2013
Southeast Farm Press Exclusive Insight;5/15/2013, p2
The article reports on the positive response received by the bipartisan proposal on the U.S. farm bill passed by the Senate Agriculture Committee, which according to Steve Verett of Plains Cotton Growers is similar to the Senate bill passed in 2012 but with an option for both price loss protection and revenue for all crops aside from cotton.


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