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IFB: RECONSIDER FARM BILL

Illinois Farm Bureau President Richard Guebert Jr. wrote to Illinois’ congressional delegation, urging them to reconsider the 2018 farm bill. Timing of a second vote remains uncertain. Guebert also thanked lawmakers for helping defeat an amendment that would’ve phased out commodity programs and crop insurance. (FarmWeekNow.com)

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FARM BILL WISH LIST

Central #Illinois farmers have a simple message for Congress and the president on one of the most complicated pieces of legislation in Washington: Get it done this year and don’t take any steps backward. (The Pantagraph)

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#DAIRY AND #COTTON SPENDING

Commodity policies for cotton and dairy are big issues in the Farm Bill debate, and costs tied to improving the dairy safety net and making seed cotton eligible for ARC and PLC payments play big parts. Data from previous Farm Bills reveals implications for future spending. (FarmDOC)

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