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Items Tagged with 'Agriculture Department'

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2018 farm bill

Democrats reworking farm bill to meet climate goals

The huge budget reconciliation bill that Democrats are trying to agree on would reshape a large section of the farm bill ahead of schedule, angering farm-state Republicans who fear it will be difficult to alter the dramatically increased spending allocations for conservation programs.
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Margo Schlanger

Civil rights expert picked for USDA post

President Joe Biden has selected a veteran civil rights lawyer who teaches at the University of Michigan to lead the civil rights office at the Agriculture Department, which is under pressure to address long-standing complaints about discrimination.
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