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Big 'I' Supports House Approval of Farm Bill

The Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America says it supports the U.S. House passage of the "Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act of 2013."

H.R. 2642, known as Farm Bill, passed narrowly by a 216-208 vote. The House version of the bill eliminates the $5 billion a year in direct payments and correctly places more of an emphasis on the Federal Crop Insurance Program (FCIP) as the primary mechanism to protect America’s farmland, the Big "I" says.

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