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Add More to Value Added

On October 19th at least 48 requests for the Value Added Grant Program were submitted to the Nebraska Rural Development Commission resulting in a grand total of $2.5 million in requested funding. Unfortunately only $800,000 will be awarded this round.

Farm and Rural Digest

The U.S. Senate has done their best to keep us otherwise occupied, and thus not Digesting. We're back this week though with another contribution over at Ethicurean.

Looking Forward

So the Senate did not succeed at ending debate on the Farm Bill, and a variety of voices are predicting:

Turkey Time

The cloture vote on the farm bill failed, so the farm bill is put on hold until at least December.  Starting later today, the Senate will go on a 2 week vacation- I mean recess- for Thanksgiving,

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