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Items Tagged with 'House Agriculture Committee'

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Donald Trump and Mike Conaway

Bitter House race pits Trump against farm groups

An upcoming run-off election in one of the nation’s largest agricultural districts has produced a confrontation, with Texas’ colorful and controversial ag commissioner, Sid Miller, and President Donald Trump on one side, and major state and national farm groups on the other.
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Steve King

Embattled King defeated in Iowa GOP primary

Rep. Steve King, R-Iowa, lost his re-election bid in one of the nation’s most important agricultural districts when he was defeated Tuesday by Randy Feenstra, who argued that the incumbent had lost critical clout when he was stripped of seats on the Agriculture and Judiciary committees.
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Perdue testifies before House Ag (Ag GOP photo)

Perdue claims less than 10% chance of more MFP

Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue says there is less than a 10% chance that farmers will get more Market Facilitation Program payments this year and that China is sending “signals” it intends to honor its pledges to ramp up purchases of U.S. farm commodities.
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