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House Ag Committee approves organic checkoff

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Posted: Tuesday, May 28, 2013 3:21 pm

The House of Representatives Agriculture Committee has approved an organic checkoff, which means the industry could have its own multi-commodity marketing program if the amendment survives next month’s farm bill debate.

A parallel amendment is attached to the Senate version. If the amendments pass, organic producers will have to decide where they stand.

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