Friday, February 7, 2014

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Farm Bureau President Testifies on OSHA Overreach

Washington--The Occupational Safety and Health Administration is specifically prohibited by Congress from using federal funding to enforce regulations on small farm operations, of which grain bins are an integral component. 

Earlier this week, Scott VanderWal, president of South Dakota Farm Bureau, testified on behalf of AFBF at a hearing in Washington, noting that it's clear that Congress intended small farms as an exemption and OSHA is overstepping its bounds. Listen to Tuesday's Newsline for more details.

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