USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack speaks to the importance of passing a Farm Bill during a visit to California State University, Fresno.
California raisins will be part of a U.S. Department of Agriculture program to provide food to needy families. The USDA intends to purchase up to $126.4 million worth of fruit and vegetable products, to be distributed to needy families under The Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP). Products to be purchased include tart cherries, processed apples, cranberries, fresh tomatoes, wild blueberries and raisins. This purchase will expand efforts to provide high-quality, wholesome, ...
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