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MEET THE MAJORITY: We’re talking with Rep. Don Bacon (R-Neb.) about his farm bill priorities and targets for next year.

It’s part of a series of conversations we’re featuring over the next few weeks with House Ag GOP members as they make plans for the next Congress, when they’ll be in the majority. If you’re not a subscriber, you missed Rep. Austin Scott last week.

Bacon, fresh off a tough reelection race, is currently the top Republican on the House Ag nutrition subcommittee. Here’s a snippet of his recent conversation with Meredith.

Bacon’s farm bill priorities include: 

Crop insurance: “My first priority is to make sure that we got a really good crop insurance bill. That's the number one thing I hear from farmers. … So we'll have to see what kind of adjustments make sense.”

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