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Cochran Announces His Intent to Resign from Senate

U.S. agriculture will lose a valued ally when Sen. Thad Cochran, R-Miss., chairman of the Senate Committee on Appropriations, retires in April.

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ASA Disappointed in House Failure to Pass Farm Bill

The American Soybean Association expressed deep disappointment with the U.S. House of Representatives failure today to pass H.R. 2, the Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018. ASA calls on the U.S. House of Representatives to continue to work to seek passage of a Farm Bill this year to provide certainty[…]

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