Farm Bill Vote Is A Victory For Apples

Foster, Nancy E.
September 2007
American Fruit Grower;Sep/Oct2007, Vol. 127 Issue 9, p36
The article deals with the approval of the Horticulture Title in the 2007 Farm, Nutrition and Bioenergy Act by the U.S. House of Representatives. It describes the efforts of the apple industry and other fruit growers to ensure the passage of the specialty crop provisions of the farm bill. It explains why the House made apples and other specialty crops a high priority. Information is presented on the funding provided by the bill for specialty crops.


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