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Morning Agriculture: House Tees Up Ag Spending Package — Perdue Dives into School Lunch Again

HOUSE TEES UP AG SPENDING PACKAGE: We know you’d rather be outside enjoying the sweltering 95-degree swampy weather we have on tap in Washington, but lawmakers are still in town trying to get a few things done. The full House Appropriations Committee will mark up its fiscal 2018 agriculture spending bill this morning, so grab your popcorn.

As faithful MA readers well know, ag appropriations bills are so full of policy riders they have all-but become mini-farm bills (we know, we know, appropriators would never legislate). We expect the committee to vote on a bevy of food and ag policy amendments today, from restoring guaranteed loan funding to farm labor housing…

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