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Groups urge ‘full and fair’ Farm Bill now

Groups urge ‘full and fair’ Farm Bill now
More than 240 U.S. food and farm organizations called on Congress to appoint conferees and get to work immediately on producing a final “full and fair” Farm Bill before the current  extension expires on Sept. 30. 
In a letter to Senate and House members, the coalition said the full and fair Farm Bill must include farm, food and nutrition, conservation and rural economic development programs and commodity and crop insurance reforms. It must also provide renewed and enhanced funding for the now-stranded but critical subset of programs that assist the most chronically under-served segments of agriculture and our rural and urban communities.
 Find the full statement attached.