Farm bill heads for House committee

May 2013
Western Farm Press Exclusive Insight;5/14/2013, p9
The article reports on the passage of an amended farm bill in the U.S. Senate Agriculture Committee. The Agriculture Reform, Food and Jobs Act of 2013 was introduced by committee chairwoman Debbie Stabenow. The bill has provisions for revenue and price policies for all crop growers except cotton. Ranking Member Thad Cochran and Senators John Boozman and Saxby Chambliss voted in favor of the amended bill. USA Rice Federation welcomes the passage of the farm bill.


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