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Washington Wheat Growers disappointed in Farm Bill expiration


Last updated 10/4/2018 at Noon

Absent passage of the 2018 Farm Bill, the Washington Association of Wheat Growers (WAWG) and the Washington Grain Commission (WGC) are urging the Senate and House Agriculture Committees to immediately pass a short-term extension while continuing to work to pass a final bill as quickly as possible

“Dragging this process out only adds to the uncertainty farmers are already facing due to trade and tariff issues and low commodity prices,” said Marci Green, WAWG president and a wheat farmer from Fairfield.

“Farmers’ livelihoods depend on the funding the farm bill provides. Without a ne...

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