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Ed Maixner

Ed Maixner

Ed Maixner
Contributing Editor


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Checkoff reforms face uphill battle in Congress

Some small-farm backers and animal welfare advocates are pushing for tighter policing of checkoffs, but the self-help commodity promotion programs are popular with most farmers, so don't hold your breath expecting new mandates from Congress.
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