Senate Agriculture Committee Passes Farm Bill

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Jennifer Blackburn
Communications Coordinator
National Sorghum Producers


May 14, 2013

Senate Agriculture Committee Passes Farm Bill

LUBBOCK, Texas – National Sorghum Producers appreciates action taken today by the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry to mark up and pass the Federal Agriculture Reform, Food and Jobs Act of 2013 by a vote of 15-5.

“NSP thanks Chairwoman Debbie Stabenow, Ranking Member Thad Cochran and the rest of the Senate Ag Committee for their hard work and leadership to once again pass a farm bill,” said J.B. Stewart, NSP Legislative Committee chairman. “We hope this momentum carries through the Senate floor and we are able to enact a farm bill before current legislations expires at the end of this year.”


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