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Published May 16, 2013, 10:22 AM

House Ag Committee approves farm bill

The House Agriculture Committee on May 15 approved a new farm bill that would make most of the same changes proposed last year, but would also repeal the section of the 2008 farm bill that directed the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration to address practices by meatpackers and poultry companies that farmers and ranchers said were hurting them.

By: Jerry Hagstrom, Agweek

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