TITLE

Farm bill draft invests in fruit and vegetable industry

PUB. DATE
April 2012
SOURCE
Western Farm Press Exclusive Insight;4/30/2012, p9
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article highlights the Agriculture Reform, Food and Jobs Act of 2012 and its awaited impact on the 2012 Farm Bill nearing its due date. According to Robert Guenther, senior vice president of public policy for United Fresh, the bill recognizes the long-awaited benefit to fruit and vegetable producers, job opportunities, and ultimately consumer health. The article discusses the funding for the fruit and vegetable programs.
ACCESSION #
75901379

 

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