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(U.S. Senate)- The U.S. Senate's only working farmer today voiced his support for the Senate Farm Bill and demanded swift action from Congress to get it passed and signed into law.
The Agriculture Committee overwhelmingly passed the bipartisan bill today, teeing it up for a vote by the full Senate.
"Montana farmers and ranchers can take this Farm Bill to the bank," said Senator Jon Tester, who farms land near Big Sandy, Mont., homesteaded by his grandparents. "It works for Montana because it protects crop insurance, strengthens the safety net, encourages conservation, and meets the needs of family farmers and ranchers."
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