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DelBene: Farm bill ‘big win’ for Whatcom

DelBene: Farm bill ‘big win’ for Whatcom

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KGMI News Reporting
By Karen Taylor

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Suzan DelBene calls the farm bill passed by the U.S. House a ‘big win’ for Washington’s specialty crop farmers.

She says the bill gives unprecedented levels of funding for the specialty crop industry, including Whatcom County fruit and vegetable farmers.

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The bill gives $800 million for specialty crop research.

The U.S. Senate is expected to vote on the farm bill next week.

 

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