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Sen. Tim Johnson Urges Farm Bill Passage

Sen. Tim Johnson (D., S.D.) spoke on the floor today,urging the passage of the farm bill conference report.

Sen. Johnson stated that, “Beyond the important assistance for livestock producers, this bill also reforms our farm programs by eliminating direct payments and by strengthening the crop insurance program. It also offers key support for young and beginning farmers and ranchers, and it contains reasonable conservation compliance requirements for farm program and crop insurance eligibility.”