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Lawmakers call on ag panels to boost seafood sector’s competitiveness in farm bill

April 2, 2024 at 4:14 PM
The next farm bill must bolster the U.S. seafood industry by establishing a program and policy integration office within the Agriculture Department that would work to improve the sector’s competitiveness in markets at home and abroad, a bipartisan group of three dozen lawmakers said this week in a letter to agriculture committee leaders. Rep. Chellie Pingree (D-ME) led the April 1 letter , sent to Senate Agriculture Committee Chair Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) and ranking member John Boozman (R-AK) as well...

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