Listening Session At Sunbelt Ag Expo Offers Opportunity To Vent

Listening session at Sunbelt Ag Expo offers opportunity to vent

Cotton in the farm bill, crop insurance, labor, praise for the peanut program, NAFTA, SNAP, and feral hog management gave three U.S. House Agriculture Committee members something to take back to Washington and ponder as they prepare to mark up the next farm bill.
Representatives Al Lawson (D-Fla, 5); Austin Scott, (R-Ga. 8); and Rick Allen, (R-Ga. 12), held a listening session during opening day of the 40th annual Sunbelt Ag Expo in Moultrie, Ga. All three acknowledged that the farm bill needs tweaking and that maintaining an adequate safety net was essential to keeping America not only food secure but also …

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