USA: Apple growers urge Farm Bill conferees to include market loss assistance in final bill
A bipartisan group of members of Congress have urged House and Senate farm bill conferees to include US$100m in emergency market loss assistance for apple growers in the final version of the farm bill. Specifically, Reps. Doc Hastings (R-Wash.) and Maurice Hinchey (D-NY) garnered the support of 48 fellow members of the House of Representatives, while Sens. Carl Levin (D-Mich.), Patty Murray (D-Wash.), Susan Collins (R-Maine) and Gordon Smith (R-Ore.) were joined by 17 of their Senate colleagues on letters to House and Senate farm bill conferees.
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