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Work requirements emerge as key farm bill issue

WASHINGTON, August 2, 2017 - Alongside new spending for cotton and dairy producers and demands for increased conservation funding, proposals to clamp down on unemployed food stamp recipients also could become a challenging issue as lawmakers look to write a new farm bill.
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Clovis pick could face rocky road

WASHINGTON, July 20, 2017 - Sen. Debbie Stabenow, the top Democrat on the Senate Agriculture Committee, is questioning whether Sam Clovis, whom President Trump plans to nominate as USDA's Under Secretary for Research, Education, and Economics (REE), has the right resume for the job.
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