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Hemp, farm-raised fish, food
labels and food stamps: What’s
in the Farm Bill?

Washington Post, by Ed O´Keefe

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Posted By:JoniTx, 1/28/2014 4:37:50 AM

The cows are finally coming home. After more than two years of talks, negotiators released a long-awaited Farm Bill Monday evening. The legislation is the last big item on the 2013 congressional to-do list and it´s expected to sail through the House and Senate in the coming days -- mostly because lawmakers want to get it over with already. Just as we scoured the more than 1,000-page $1.1 trillion spending agreement passed this month for juicy tidbits, we´ve perused the 959-page farm bill to call out some neat, new and interesting anecdotes that might not normally see the light of

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Sergeant Major, 1/28/2014 7:26:02 AM     (No. 9708507)

Eight billion savings in food stamps (over that magic ten years farce) is an insult to my and your intelligence. Real reform will need legislatures with cojones not the ones we have now

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