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Peterson sees SNAP battle as top obstacle for new farm bill

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 9, 2017 – The top Democrat on the House Agriculture Committee told an audience of sugar producers and processors Wednesday that the biggest problem facing congressional farm bill negotiators, beyond plain old financing, is going to be what to do with SNAP, the federal nutrition program that used to be called food stamps.
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Stakes are high as US-Mexico sugar negotiations continue

WASHINGTON, June 8, 2017 – The preliminary deal that the U.S. and Mexico announced on Tuesday on Mexican sugar exports hasn’t halted negotiations or pressure from lawmakers and industry groups on the Commerce Department to alter the agreement as it was laid out to the public.
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