Squabble over poultry ‘rider’ expected at USDA budget markup

Maryland Rep. Andy Harris is expected to try to block the USDA from issuing new fair-play rules today for poultry farmers who raise birds under contract for large processors, said a small-farm advocacy group. “Harris has indicated that he will offer such an amendment” when the House Appropriations Committee debates the fiscal 2017 funding bill… » Read More

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