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December 20, 2018



Beet growers back farm bill

POWELL (WNE) — At first blush, the farm bill recently passed by Congress is being welcomed by sugar beet growers. 

Most in agriculture are happy to have a new five-year ag policy framework they can work with, said local sugar beet company official Ric Rodriguez of Powell. 

“We are just starting to hear from all the national farmer organizations, and the reactions I’ve heard are all positive,” said Rodriguez, vice chairman of the board of Western Sugar Cooperative, which operates in Wyoming and three other states. 

The farm bill — approved overwhelmi...



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