New Bill Would Help Veterans Go Into Farming

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April 14, 2017

New Bill Would Help Veterans Go Into Farming

A recently-introduced bipartisan effort would require two state agencies work together to help veterans who are interested in going into farming, as well as those already in agriculture. It would also place a label on foods grown by veterans.

Episode Transcript

Frederica Freyberg:

And now a final Wisconsin agriculture news story for tonight. A new bipartisan bill in the state legislature would require two state agencies, the Department of Agriculture and Veterans Affairs, to assist state veterans interested in going into farming. The program would also support vets already working in agriculture and place a special logo on foods grown by veterans.

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