South Dakota Wheat
Deadline Quickly Approaching
This week the leaders of the Senate Agriculture Committee commented publically that the committee’s farm bill markup will begin next Wednesday and is expected to be done by the end of the week with a strong majority of the committee voting for it. Chairwoman Sen. Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) stated there is “a tremendous amount of consensus on the majority of the bill.” She also commented that she is “confident’ that Senate Majority leader Harry Reid (D-NV) will find floor time for the bill. The Senate committee leaders have presented a united front with leaders of the House Agriculture Committee in reauthorization of the 5-year legislation that expires September 30th of this year.
SOUTH DAKOTA WHEAT COMMISSION
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