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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.

A bipartisan effort to give U.S. more negotiating power could boost U.S. trade deals for agriculture.
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