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Articles Tagged with ''Cindy Axne''

Corn and cover crops

Lawmakers not giving up on cover crop payments

A nationalized version of a crop insurance discount program for farmers who plant cover crops in Illinois, Indiana and Iowa is one of the ideas the table for the next farm bill, as lawmakers and environmental groups look for new ways to incentivize cover crops.
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Vilsack discusses line speeds, meat processing investment at House Ag hearing

A judge's ruling on pork line speed provisions was just one of many topics Vilsack discussed at a wide-ranging hearing, which also included testimony from Sen. Chuck Grassley and representatives from livestock industry groups, that brought out a number of different opinions on livestock issues like meat processing consolidation, beef market price transparency and lamb imports from the U.K.

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