AG POLICY NEWS
Ag Groups Praise Appropriations Bill
Jerry Hagstrom DTN Political Correspondent
Wed Jan 15, 2014 01:45 PM CST

WASHINGTON (DTN) -- Key farm, food aid and conservation groups have reacted positively to an omnibus appropriations bill that is scheduled for a vote in the House Wednesday and that is expected to be sent to President Barack Obama for his signature by the weekend.

The omnibus, which includes the Agriculture appropriations bill, would fund the government through the end of the 2014 fiscal year on Sept. 30.

The National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition said the completion of the omnibus "is a significant step toward returning to regular order and major accomplishment in the face of a very tight timeline."

"We ...

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