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Agricultural Act of 2014 A Commodity Program Review
from American Farm Bureau Federation Public Policy Staff

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Dow Enlist technology advances in USDA regulatory process

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) recently announced the completion of the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for Dow AgroSciences new Enlist™ corn, Enlist soybean and Enlist E3™ soybean traits and notice has been published in the Federal Register announcing the opening of a public comment period for the DEIS.

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IFB pleased with Congress’ passage of a new farm bill

It is with relief that Indiana Farm Bureau’s 70,000 farmer members salute Congress’ passage of a new farm bill, which passed the Senate today on a 68-32 vote after earlier passing the House 251-166. It will now go to President Obama’s desk to be signed into law.

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5 Year Farm Bill Passes House

After months of negotiations by House and Senate conferees, the House of Representatives approved the 5-year farm bill (H.R. 2642) today by a margin of 251-166. The nearly $1trillion bill will now go to the Senate for consideration and a vote, perhaps as early as Jan. 30.

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Crops Policy Advisory Group Report

Members of the crops policy advisory group met on Jan. 17, 2014, in Indianapolis to discuss current and upcoming crop production-related issues impacting farmers and their operations.

For the latest information on crop production issue,
contact Kyle Cline, Policy Advisor National Government Relations
Tel: 317-692-7845 | KCline@infarmbureau.org

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