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AVMA applauds introduction of bill to increase access to veterinary care in underserved areas

WASHINGTON, March 2, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The AVMA welcomes the introduction of S. 487, the Veterinary Medicine Loan Repayment Program Enhancement Act (VMLRPEA), by Senators Mike Crapo (R-Idaho) and Debbie Stabenow (D-Mich.). This bill will increase funding available for grants… Continue reading

Illinois Cattleman Testifies Before Congress; Calls for Updated Business Size Standards for Agriculture

(November 19, 2015) – Illinois cattle producer Jeff Beasley testified before the House Committee on Small Business, Subcommittee on Agriculture, Energy, and Trade regarding the outdated small business size standards for agriculture. Beasley, co-owner of Beasley & Sons Livestock from… Continue reading