Tuesday, February 4, 2014

2-5-14 wi farm bureau praises passage of farm bill

The Wisconsin Farm Bureau is praising passage of the farm bill.   Farm Bureau government relations director Karen Gefvert says under the new bill a program that pays dairy farmers when milk falls below a certain price would be phased out and replaced with a  voluntary insurance program. Gefvert says its designed as a safety net to stabilize prices.  Wisconsin senator Tammy Baldwin voted in favor, Republican senator
Ron Johnson voted against.

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