Senate Rejects Changes In Sugar Policy

Senators debating a five-year farm bill have voted to uphold current policy that protects the nation's sugar growers with price supports and import restrictions.

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    The proposal would have phased out supports for Minnesota's sugar beet industry, which fought to preserve them.
    08/10/2017 - 3:48 am | View Website
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    07/13/2017 - 11:23 am | View Website
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