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Pa. Applauds Approval of Federal Farm Bill


December 20, 2018

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf and Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding on Dec. 13 commended the U.S. House and Senate for approving the federal Farm Bill, legislation that provides funding and guidelines for farm and food programs in the United States.

The legislation contains a number of positive aspects for Pennsylvania agriculture. Two provisions are particularly notable.

The first strengthens support for dairy farmers by offering reduced premiums and new coverage levels for milk produced under the new Dairy Risk Management program.

The second removes hemp as a Schedule 1 drug under federa...

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