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Friday, July 13, 2012
Rural advocates press for mandatory funding of Rural Development in Farm Bill
A coalition of 70 organizations keeps pressing Congress to include mandatory funding in the Farm Billfor rural development. The Daily Yonder notes, "Since 1996, Congress has included an average of $413 million in each Farm Bill for the Rural Development title."