In NPR’s story, RAFI Lead Farm Advocate Benny Bunting says, “The thing about my job is, most times, I meet people at the lowest time in their life, when they’re in financial problems. That’s what this represents.”
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The Conaway-Costa Amendment to the 2012 Farm Bill, which passed the House Agriculture Committee today, guts a 2011 USDA rule that protects thousands of American poultry growers from exploitative contracts, farm groups say.