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Sen. Ernst Supports Military, Veterans Administration Appropriations; Measure to Combat Zika Virus

U.S. Senator Joni Ernst (R-IA) today released the following statement after voting in favor of the conference report on the Fiscal Year 2017 Military Construction and Veterans Affairs (MilCon/VA) Appropriations Act and the Zika Prevention and Response Act:  “I’m disappointed that my colleagues would stand in the way of passage of critical appropriations for Military […]

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Grassley Asks Vilsack for Clarification on Over-seeding Cover Crop Policies

Senator Chuck Grassley sent a letter to U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack asking that the Department’s Risk Management Agency (RMA) clarify the rules related to over-seeding cover crops. Grassley’s letter is in response to concerns voiced by producers that confusion exists between the Risk Management Agency and crop insurance companies regarding policies for over-seeding […]