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Lawmakers Look To Establish A Dairy Pricing and Policy Commission
Lawmakers Look To Establish A Dairy Pricing and Policy Commission
House lawmakers from Wisconsin recently reintroduced legislation to establish the Dairy Pricing and Policy Commission. The bipartisan legislation was recently reintroduced by Democrat Ron Kind and Republican Mike Gallagher. Kind said the Commission would consist of a broad coalition of dairy farmers, processors, and industry experts to provide recommendations on how to address some of the bigges
Supporters: Proposed Legislation Will Provide Certainty For Organic Growers
Supporters: Proposed Legislation Will Provide Certainty For Organic Growers
Late last week, a host of lawmakers including central Washington’s Dan Newhouse and western Oregon’s Peter DeFazio introduction legislation they say will improve the federal process for the oversight of organic standards. Supporters says the Continuous Improvement and Accountability in Organic Standards Act will establish a new framework for advancing organic standards, improving oversight and e
Bipartisan Push Seeks More Farmers and Ranchers Eligible for PPP Loans
Bipartisan Push Seeks More Farmers and Ranchers Eligible for PPP Loans
Lawmakers seek clarified terms to ensure more farmers and ranchers are eligible for loans through the Paycheck Protection Program. The request, via a letter to the Treasury Department and Small Business Administration, was led by Representative Ron Kind and Senator Tammy Baldwin, Wisconsin Democrats, along with Republican Senator John Thune of South Dakota ...

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