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Congressman: Farm Bill "Any Day Now"

Rep. Roger Marshall, R-Kan., says public will see full text of bill soon

According to a report at Wallace's Farmer, members of the House Ag Committee will be getting their first look at the full text of the proposed 2018 Farm Bill any day now, and the public will see it in another week or so, Rep. Roger Marshall, R-Kan., told visitors at the annual 3i Show in late March.

He expressed confidence that the stalemate over the nutrition title will be resolved and the legislation will move forward, saying that “SNAP must remain in there. It needs to be part of the farm bill.”

“The goal is to have the industry help write the rules,” Marshall said. “There seems to be acknowledgment that we must take animal welfare into consideration when we are looking at hours regulations on ag hauling.”

Read the full report here.

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