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Friday 06/28/13

Senior Iowa Congressman Hopes for Path Forward on Farm Bill
Some conservatives are floating the idea of dividing nutrition programs from farm policy, believing it could allow more cuts to get a bill passed. Capitol Hill newspapers reported last week that House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, R-Va., is polling members on the possible vote count. Iowa Rep. Tom Latham said he is concerned about the discussion increased discussion of splitting up the farm bill.[Read Full Blog Post]
Posted at 8:48AM CDT 06/28/13 by Chris Clayton | Post a Comment
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Keep Mr. Cantor as far away from the Farm Bill as possible.Go for the money saving non rcourse loan from the past.$5.00 loan price and pay the loan back plus int.or forfit the grain. No LDP and fixed payments .they were put there so that it would not support or raise the price of corn.The current market ing loan of $ 1.85 with LDP is a farce.
Posted by melvin meister at 9:47PM CDT 07/01/13
 
White House Announces New USDA Nominations
President Barack Obama announceed two new nominations for top positions at USDA.[Read Full Blog Post]
Posted at 8:48AM CDT 06/28/13 by Jerry Hagstrom | 0 Comments | Post a Comment
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