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PMA Commends Passage of the Farm Bill

Bryan Silbermann, CEO of Produce Marketing Association, today issued the following statement in response to the U.S. Senate’s and U.S. House of Representatives’ passage … Continue reading

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Incentives Lead to Increased Fruit and Vegetable Consumption

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced the results of USDA’s Healthy Incentives Pilot (HIP) and discussed additional steps USDA and its partners are taking to … Continue reading

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Farm Bill Defeated in the House

The House of Representatives rejected the 2013 Farm Bill with a vote of 195-234. The defeat of the $940 billion bill raises questions about … Continue reading

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Specialty Crops Advance in Senate Farm Bill

United Fresh congratulates the Senate on the passage of the Agriculture Reform, Food and Jobs Act of 2013 with a vote of 66-27. The … Continue reading

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Senate Moves Forward With Farm Bill

The Specialty Crop Farm Bill Alliance applauds today’s cloture vote in the Senate to move the Farm Bill forward for a final vote on … Continue reading

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Senate Agriculture Committee Indicates Support of Specialty Crops with Farm Bill

The Specialty Crop Farm Bill Alliance commends the efforts of Senate Agriculture Committee Chairwoman Debbie Stabenow (D-Mich.), Ranking Member Thad Cochran (R-Miss.) and the … Continue reading

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Fruits and Vegetables Advance in Senate Farm Bill

United Fresh congratulates the Senate on the passage of the Agriculture Reform, Food and Jobs Act of 2012 with a vote of 64-35. The … Continue reading

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PMA Commends Senate’s Passage of the 2012 Farm Bill

Bryan Silbermann, president and CEO of Produce Marketing Association, today issued the following statement in response to the U.S. Senate’s passage of the 2012 … Continue reading

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