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Agriculture

Agriculture

Agriculture

  • Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, reintroduced what is known as the "50/14" bill, which would require 50% of meat to be purchased by packers at market rates.
    Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, reintroduced what is known as the "50/14" bill, which would require 50% of meat to be purchased by packers at market rates.
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    The Farm Bill extension in Congress leaves room for continued debate on factory farming and livestock manure issues in rural areas, as well as a push for updates to the Packers and Stockyards Act.
  • The National Young Farmers Coalition delivered a letter to House and Senate Agriculture Committee leadership signed by 175 national, regional and local organizations in support of the Increasing Land Access, Security and Opportunities Act.
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    Young farmers are deeply concerned with climate change and are passionate about their ecosystems and communities. Limited land access prevents them from doing more, so they are pushing for the Land Access and Opportunities Act to be passed in the newest farm bill.