Ross to Speak at Workshop on Farm Bill

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It’s a chance for farmers, ranchers and others in the ag industry to learn more about the Farm Bill. Sabrina Hill has details.
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The Agricultural Issues Center at U-C Davis is hosting a day-long workshop about the Farm Bill and what it means for western agriculture. The university promises insightful presentations and in-depth conversations surrounding the new Farm Bill and the impact it will likely have. The university says the workshop is appropriate for growers, lenders, agribusiness executives, policy advisors, agricultural leaders, university professionals, students and everyone who values comprehensive and objective information about the upcoming Farm Bill and U.S. farm policy.

Scheduled speakers include California Agriculture Secretary Karen Ross, USDA Chief Economist Joseph Glauber , and several others. They’ll be speaking on topics such as “The Farm Bill: What it Does and What it Means” and “How Federal Conservation, Energy and Climate Policy Affects Western Agriculture.”

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