Focuses on Rural Broadband, Precision Ag, Trade, and Foot and Mouth Vaccine Bank

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Deb Fischer (R-Neb.), a member of the Senate Agriculture Committee, questioned U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue at a hearing on the implementation of the 2018 Farm Bill. In the exchange, Fischer and Perdue discussed a number of issues relating Nebraska agriculture. Topics covered included: expanding broadband connectivity in rural America, the implementation of Fischer’s precision agriculture amendment enacted into law last Congress, trade, and the development of a Foot and Mouth Disease vaccine bank. 

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