AGRIBUSINESS: Senate Named Conferees Before Recess

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Despite the latest action from the House that some lawmakers have said will make it difficult to finish the Farm Bill, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell named Conferees late Thursday.

The Democrats include Senate Ag Committee Debbie Stabenow and Iowa Senator Tom Harkin.  The Republicans include Ag ranking ,ember Thad Cochran and Pat Roberts of Kansas.

Cochran thanked McConnell for appointing Conferees ahead of the August recess;  The House has yet to name Conferees.