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Cochran: 'We are making progress' on farm bill

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran (R-Miss.), ranking Republican on the Senate Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry Committee, has offered his thoughts on the prospects of Congress completing a new, five-year farm bill early next year. Cochran addressed work on the farm bill during remarks to the Senate following his participation in the latest morning conference meeting with Senate Agriculture ...

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Southern senators: Farm Bill boosts Midwest, leaves Dixie with peanuts

Southern farmers say they expect to be on the short end of a new five-year farm bill unless Congress can accommodate the special circumstances of the nation’s farming regions. Growers in Mississippi and elsewhere in the South are holding out hope that the House prevails with a yet-to-be-written bill its Agriculture Committee chairman promises will be tailored to each region ...

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