Stabenow says House crop updates play favorites

Stabenow says House crop updates play favorites

The Chair of the Senate Ag Committee says the farm bill passed by House Ag members is skewed toward large farmers with base acres and leaves young farmers at a disadvantage.

Michigan’s Debbie Stabenow spoke about legislative differences during the One Country Project’s virtual Rural Progress Summit this week.

“The House Bill gives a 70 percent increase in commodity payments for those crops, mainly big farmers, mainly in the South,” she explains.

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