Today Congress will begin the process of reauthorizing the farm bill which expires September 30, 2018. The House Agriculture Committee takes the first step this morning with a markup of H.R. 2, the “Agriculture & Nutrition Act of 2018”. With over 10 million acres of farmland and a variety of commodities in the state, the agribusiness community in Georgia is sure to be paying attention. Indeed, the annual Farm Gate Value for Georgia’s agricultural production is over $13 billion, with commodities like broilers, cotton, chicken eggs, vegetables, peanuts, and fruit leading the way. 

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