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2-23 NWR Farm Bill
by David Sparks Ph.d, click here for bio
Program: Northwest Report
Date: February 23, 2017
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“With the agriculture and rural economy struggling, households across the country struggling to meet their basic needs for nutrition, and farm income down 46 percent from only three years ago, it would be perilous to hinder development and passage of the 2018 Farm Bill with further cuts.”
Elsewhere, and according to Agri-Times Northwest, what is the number one state for Apple production, Concord grape production, spearmint oil production, hops production, pear production, production of wrinkled pea seeds and green peas for processing, and blueberries in cultivation, finally, sweet cherry production? With 37,000 farms and 15,000,000 acres of farmland, Washington state is known the world over for its agricultural products and food production capabilities.
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