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DTN Ag Policy Blog
Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor
Wed Jul 18, 2007 11:58 AM CDT

The House Agriculture Committee, in the midst of its markup process, began amending its farm-bill proposal Wednesday morning.

Lawmakers were prepping for a long day that could drag into early Thursday, but the process had to take a break for priorities such as the annual American Meat Institute hot dog day in another House of Representatives building.

Amendments added to the main bill so far included:

Farmers who get $25 checks or less from USDA would see those go away under one amendment approved by the committee. The issue saves USDA time and money because currently it costs $14.54 to process a ...

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