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May 28, 2024 1:36 am

Rural groups push for environmental protections in next Farm Bill

by Mark Moran Even though the current Farm Bill has been extended for a year, rural advocates are speaking up about protecting independent and family farms when the next one is finally debated. The Campaign for Family Farms and the Environment is calling on lawmakers in Washington to roll back guaranteed loans for large meat and livestock producers, require country-of-origin …