House blocks closure of sheep station

House blocks closure of sheep station

REP. Mike Simpson (R., Ida.) announced that the House appropriations agriculture subcommittee has blocked the U.S. Department of Agriculture's planned closure of the U.S. Sheep Experiment Station (USSES) in Dubois, Ida.

Simpson, who is working with other western representatives to prevent closure of the facility, recently urged subcommittee chairman Robert Aderholt (R., Ala.) to deny a request by USDA's Agricultural Research Service (ARS) to reprog

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