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Fri, Jun 1, 2012 -- 9:00 AM

Farm Bill on the Table


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Farmworkers harvest strawberries at a farm in Carlsbad, California.
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Farmworkers harvest strawberries at a farm in Carlsbad, California.

The U.S. Senate is expected to vote next month on a new farm bill, which would shape the nation's food and agriculture agenda for the next five years. What might the legislation mean for California farmers and consumers?

Host: Dave Iverson

Guests:

  • Michael Dimock, president of Roots of Change, a food advocacy group
  • Michael Doyle, reporter with the Washington Bureau of McClatchy newspapers
  • Tom Nassif, president and CEO of the Western Growers Association, an agricultural trade group

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