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Peterson preps new farm bill ideas and reminds others of pitfalls

When Rep. Collin Peterson recently traveled home to his rural western Minnesota district, he opened his briefing by telling farmers that the number one thing to get done in a new farm bill is to help cotton producers. The livestock, corn, soy, wheat and sugar beet producers – who are thousands of miles from a cotton field - seemed a bit perplexed.
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Promise and perils of technology discussed at SNAP hearing

WASHINGTON, June 8, 2017 - The potential, but also the pitfalls, of new technologies to streamline the delivery of SNAP benefits was highlighted at a hearing of the House Agriculture Nutrition subcommittee, which hosted witnesses from technology companies, the Commonwealth of Kentucky and New York City as it gathers information in preparation for the 2018 farm bill.
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