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Ag News: Costa for House Ag Chair
**A coalition of California farm and water district groups has formally asked House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to appoint Representative Jim Costa, a Fresno Democrat, as the new chair of the House Ag Committee.
In a letter sent Friday, the 70 organizations said Costa “possesses the experience and lea…
Ag News: MPP Dairy Enrollment
A newly overhauled MPP, which should provide better payments to dairy farms. USDA and FDA programs will receive about $23.3 billion in discretionary spending.
Perdue Gives OK to Emergency Haying; U.S. Dairies Visit Europe
**Ag Secretary Sonny Perdue has given the go-ahead for emergency haying on Conservation Reserve Program lands to help provide feed for livestock in drought-stricken areas of Montana and North and South Dakota.
Perdue authorized emergency haying to begin over the weekend, two weeks ahead of the normal…

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