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Senate Passes Farm Bill Strong on Bioenergy, Conservation

Article: Senate Passes Farm Bill Strong on Bioenergy, Conservation

Switchgrass can yield almost twice as much ethanol as corn, estimates geneticist Ken Vogel. (Photo by Brett Hampton courtesy USDA) WASHINGTON, DC, December 17, 2007 (ENS) – The U.S. Senate Friday approved a $286 billion farm bill shepherded through by Senator Tom Harkin of Iowa, who chairs the Agriculture Committee. The measure improves farm income…