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ASA President Testifies for Soy Growers Before House Agriculture Committee on Title I of Farm Bill

 

ASA President Brad Doyle (AR) recently testified during the U.S. House of Representatives Agriculture Committee’s hearing on Title I of the farm bill, specifically farm safety net components of the 2018 Farm Bill.

During his testimony, Doyle reflected on farmer feedback received from ASA’s 12 farm bill listening sessions, farm bill survey, and written comments received, highlighting two primary concerns of U.S. soybean growers regarding Agricultural Risk Coverage (ARC) and Price Loss Coverage (PLC): soybeans have an insufficient reference price and a low level of base acres.

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