Stabenow Outlines Approach for 2012 Farm Bill

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Senator Debbie Stabenow (D-MI), the new chair of the Senate Agriculture Committee is urging the agriculture community to focus on “principles, not programs” as they begin working on the all-important farm bill this year.

“We should start with principles that will guide us as we evaluate what

works and what doesn’t in today’s economy to address the unique

challenges facing our farmers today and into the future,” said in Stabenow, in her remarks before audience of agriculture policy makers and industry representatives at the USDA 2011 Outlook Forum in Arlington, Virginia on Thursday.

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