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Soybeans unloading at grain elevator

New farm bill offers limited help in case of prolonged trade war

Some Republicans say the best thing Congress could do to help farmers withstand the turmoil in trade policy is to pass a new farm bill. But economists say the legislation is unlikely to offer much relief to farmers, especially soybean growers, even if commodity prices don’t recover from their current tariff-induced slump.
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Heidi Heitkamp and Joni Ernst

Heitkamp, Ernst introduce ARC fix for new farm bill

WASHINGTON, Oct. 25, 2017 - If the Agricultural Risk Coverage-County level (ARC-CO) program is to be a viable option in the next farm bill, major farm organizations and commodity groups are convinced that the widely used program – developed as part of the 2014 farm bill - needs to be fixed.
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