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Native American leaders hail 2018 farm bill as a "historic milestone"

 

Last updated 2/1/2019 at 10:03am

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Washington, D.C.-The leaders of the Native Farm Bill Coalition are applauding the the enactment of the Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018, which passed December 19, 2018, citing its 63 provisions relating to Native American communities and producers.

"The number and significance of Native American-related provisions in the new Farm Bill is unprecedented," said Ross Racine, executive director of the Intertribal Agriculture Council and co-chair of the Native Farm Bill Coalition. "Congress has listened to Indian Country as never before and delivered on many of our requests."

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