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2014 Farm Bill Highlights
Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor
Wed Mar 5, 2014 02:57 PM CST

The 2014 farm bill had not yet been signed when lawmakers started calling on USDA to get the livestock disaster programs out as quickly as possible.

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack told Agri-Talk on Wednesday that he has instructed his staff to focus on those disaster programs to get the rules out as quickly as possible. "The reality is our livestock producers have waited a very, very long time for help and for resumption of these disaster programs. There are four programs in full that need to be looked at. A couple of them don't necessarily require a lot to get ...

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