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Peters calls for SWAT Act in farm bill

A U.S. Senator wants the farm bill to help farmers stop an invasive pest threatening the production of soft fruits. Michigan Democrat Gary Peters, along with U.S. Senators Susan Collins of Maine, Mike Braun of Indiana, and Jeff Merkley of Oregon, has reintroduced the... Read More.

Congressman calls for broken broadband fix

A Wisconsin Congressman is critical of how broadband expansion has failed to progress in rural areas. Third District Republican Derrick Van Orden told a House Ag Committee hearing on closing the digital divide in rural America that government and private sector sources have spent... Read More.