The House Agriculture Committee held the first in a series of farm bill listening session in Arizona over the weekend. Illinois Representative Cheri Bustos chaired the field hearing and said there was one priority in her district. “The #1 thing I always hear about is crop insurance,” said Bustos. “The feedback has been that crop insurance is working.” California Representative Austin Scott said the next farm bill should also consider the numerous ag-related lawsuits in the courts. “If you take dicamba and glyphosate off the market, we can’t use no-till anymore,” said Scott. “We’ve got to come some agreement as we push forward on the next farm bill is making sure the courts take into account the impact on production agriculture and our food supply.”
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