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Noem Calls Split Farm Bill A Start

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Noem Calls Split Farm Bill A Start

The US House managed to pass a modified farm bill, by splitting off the nutrition portion of the proposal. It passed on a narrow 216 to 208 vote, with all democrats voting no. South Dakota Congresswoman Kristi Noem said it is a start…

A previous version with the SNAP program included failed in the House last week. Noem says they will have a separate vote on the nutrition portion, possibly next week…

Noem says ag backers may not have the leverage they have had in the past due to the split of the bill…

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