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Ag Organizations Pour Out Support for Perdue

 American Farm Bureau Federation president Zippy Duvall released a statement supporting Perdue, saying, “The nomination of former Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue for Secretary of Agriculture is welcome news to the nation’s farmers and ranchers. Gov. Perdue will provide the strong voice that agriculture needs in the new administration. He is an outstanding nominee.”

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McConnell Pushes Hemp Legalization in Farm Bill

Declaring he has “won the argument” on hemp, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Tuesday that the Senate is on track for a vote to legalize the crop that comes from the same plant that produces marijuana.   Read more

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