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Farmer’s concern is tying compliance requirements with eligibility to participate in crop insurance program

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Bob Ibes Jr. farms 4,000 acres southwest of Jamestown on land that was farmed by his father and grandfather.

With the U.S. Senate passing the latest version of the farm bill on a 68-32 vote Tuesday afternoon, Ibes said he isn’t sure what the new farm bill will mean for him and his farm.

“The last I heard (about the farm bill) was the House had passed, and that was last week or 10 days ago,” Ibes said.

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Chris Olson
Hometown: Traverse City, MI College: Northwestern Michigan College and Michigan State University
(701) 952-8454
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