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Northeast groups release farm bill agenda

A coalition of northeastern farm groups Tuesday released a farm bill agenda emphasizing that “investing in local and regional agricultural must be a priority.”

The report includes policy suggestions to support local and regional food systems, conservation, food security and economic development. It was issued jointly by the Northeast Sustainable Agriculture Working Group, the New England Farmers Union, and Wholesome Wave and covers agricultural policy from Delaware to Maine.