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On Jan. 6, as legislators worked on certifying the Electoral College vote, a group of President Donald Trump’s supporters stormed the U.S. Capitol building, following a Trump rally. The riot resulted in five deaths, according to The Associated Press.

Pennsylvania Congressman Glenn “GT” Thompson was elected as the top Republican in the House Agriculture Committee.

The House Agriculture Committee of the new Congress includes 15 newcomers. Ohio's Bob Gibbs is no longer a committee member.

The U.S. House narrowly approved its version of the 2018 farm bill, 213–211 in a re-vote June 21 of the same measure that failed in May.

The Senate Ag Committee passed its version of the 2018 farm bill out of committee with a 20-1 vote earlier today.

Although the basic-level dairy margin protection (MPP) is expanded in the new budget bill, with low milk prices, we haven’t come anywhere close to the $5 margin protection being offered.

The Republican and Democrat members of the House Agriculture Committee have been appointed and are gearing up for a full plate, including the next farm bill.

In Washington, D.C. the week of April 10, ag-related and ag-dependent groups overran Congressional offices and government agencies in waves of annual “fly-ins.”

Ohio Farm Bureau leaders let Congress know that trade, GMO labeling and the budget are concerns.

Legislators are hoping to find a compromise when it comes to food labels concerning GMOs.