09-07-2012 08:37 AM | USA

Ohio farmers seek fast action on $500b bill

The U.S. Senate has passed a farm bill with vast implications for an Ohio industry that generates more than $93 billion for the state economy.

Industry experts and trade associations across Ohio say they support the $500 billion bill that eliminates direct payments to farmers and instead boosts a “critical” aspect of the legislation by strengthening safety nets such as crop insurance.
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