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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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Lawmakers eye crop insurance expansion

Lawmakers are looking at boosting subsidies for supplemental, area-based crop insurance policies to induce growers to buy higher levels of coverage, which could potentially reduce the demand from farm groups for ad hoc disaster assistance.
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California weighs in with farm bill priorities

Hundreds of interest groups, trade associations, environmentalists and even a few farmers are submitting their ideas for a new farm bill to the House and Senate Agriculture Committees. Not to be outdone, representatives of key California departments recently submitted their own 2023 farm bill recommendations in a letter to chairpersons and ranking members.
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