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    Immigration Policy for Agriculture and Labor

    Agriculture and labor interest representatives testified at the second in a series of Senate Judiciary Committee hearings on immigration reform.*Topics included worker visas, border…

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    Oversight of Agriculture Commodities Derivatives

    Witnesses testified about implementation of the financial regulation law that President Obama signed the previous July, and the effect of that legislation on the commodities and derivatives…

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    Senate Farm Bill Debate

    Chuck Conner talked about the farm bill passed by the House yesterday by a vote of 318 to 106 and responded to telephone calls and electronic mail. The Senate is debating the bill this…

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    Agricultural Economic Outlook

    This was a program of at the USDA’s Agricultural Outlook Forum “Energizing Rural America in the Global Marketplace,” which was held at the Crystal Gateway Marriott Hotel. …

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    Foreign Worker Program

    Elaine Chao, Michael Chertoff, and Chuck Conner talked about immigration and revisions to ease the procedures for the foreign agriculture worker program. They talked about the need for…

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    Farm Bill Reauthorization

    Mr. Connor spoke about congressional debate over the Farm Bill and the Bush administration’s view of the recent vote to reauthorize the act. He also responded to telephone…

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    30th Anniversary of the Food Stamp Act of 1977

    Department of Agriculture officials, food stamp recipients, and Former Senator McGovern spoke about the food stamp program and federal poverty relief efforts at an event commemorating the…

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    Farm Bill Reauthorization

    Secretary Johanns testified the proposed fiscal year 2008 budget for the Department of Agriculture for the reauthorization of farm programs. Among the topics he addressed were the…

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    Farm Bill Proposals

    Secretary Johanns spoke to reporters about the administration’s farm bill proposals to end farm subsidies for an estimated 80,000 wealthy individuals as part of a broad plan that…

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    Agriculture

    Chuck Conner spoke about the Department of Agriculture and agriculture in the United States. He responded to questions from the audience.

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