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2014 Farm Bill Highlights
Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor
Wed Mar 5, 2014 03:02 PM CST

Trade programs under the Agricultural Act of 2014 have a 10-year score of $3.57 billion in mandatory spending. Trade programs got a $139 million bump in mandatory spending in the bill as well.

Most key trade and humanitarian programs are reauthorized.

Undersecretary for Trade and Foreign Agricultural Affairs: USDA will reorganize within a year and establish a new undersecretary specifically to deal with ongoing trade barriers.

Market Access Program: reauthorized through 2018 with $200 million a year in mandatory spending. MAP allows groups to do promotional and education projects overseas. Last year, MAP accounted for $173.7 million in funding to ...

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