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House Ag Republicans release new details of draft farm bill

PLC reference prices would rise 10-20%

Republicans on the House Agriculture Committee are proposing to raise Price Loss Coverage reference prices by 10% to 20% depending on the commodity, while also providing increased income protection to growers under the Agriculture Risk Coverage program and crop insurance, according to a section-by-section summary released Friday.

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Daybreak Dec. 11: Vilsack says US ‘flipped the script for American agriculture’ at COP meeting

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack pronounced himself pleased with U.S. efforts at the COP28 climate change meeting in Dubai, citing, in particular, a declaration signed by 152 countries outlining “the steps that need to be taken in order to ensure that we can produce the food necessary to meet the nutritional needs of the world now, and in the future, in light of a changing climate.”
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Agri-Pulse farm bill preview: Key issues and proposals for each title

The House and Senate Agriculture Committees are still several months away from voting on a new farm bill, but the major issues in each of the 12 titles are coming into focus even as lawmakers continue offering new proposals they’d like to see included. Here is a summary of the issues in play as well as notable proposals lawmakers would like to see included in the bill.
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Dairy cows feed on the Central Coast

CBO raises estimated cost of farm bill programs

The Congressional Budget Office is increasing its cost projections for farm bill programs due to lower estimates for some future market prices The commodities expected to see significantly higher payments over the next 10 years than previously estimated include cotton and dairy. 

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