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H.R. 193 would force farmers to pay a fee on saved seeds and register them

Farmers around the country Friday expressed frustration after learning about House Resolution 193. H.R. 193 would require farmers to register their seeds with the Secretary of Agriculture after a harvest. The farmers would then have to pay a fee for retaining those seeds. However, H.R. 193 is not that simple.