NSP Applauds Senate Passage of 2013 Farm Bill

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Jennifer Blackburn
Communications Coordinator
National Sorghum Producers


June 10, 2013

NSP Applauds Senate Passage of 2013 Farm Bill

LUBBOCK, Texas – National Sorghum Producers Chairman Terry Swanson, a sorghum farmer from southeast Colorado, released the following statement in response to the Senate passage of the Federal Agriculture Reform, Food and Jobs Act of 2013.

“National Sorghum Producers applauds the hard work done by the Senate Ag Committee and the entire chamber delegation to successfully pass its version of the farm bill.

“As attention turns to the House, we are to the point where we need to work together to get a farm bill across the finish line. This has been a long, tough process, but we look forward to working with our Members of Congress in the coming weeks to bring this bill to its completion.”

S. 954 passed by a measure of 66-27.


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