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Farm bill — crop and food programs debated

The House and Senate ag commitees will begin marking up the 2013 farm bill in separate sessions this week. The debate over spending cuts to nutrition programs is expected to take center stage when it reaches the House. Rep. Jack Kingston, chairman of the Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies, discussed those programs in recent remarks to members of the Southern Crop Production Association.

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