CDFA Secretary Karen Ross on the U.S. Senate’s passage of Farm Bill

Sacramento, California - CDFA Secretary Karen Ross issued the following statement on the U.S. Senate’s passage of the Farm Bill:

“The Farm Bill contains crucial support for our farmers, ranchers and rural communities, by providing important drought disaster aid – including livestock feed assistance – and funds for conservation and specialty crop and invasive species management programs. However, this bill is not perfect, as significant cuts to nutrition assistance programs remain.”

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