House Approves Farm Bill, $300 Million-plus for Organic

More than $300 million was approved by the U.S. House of Representatives for programs benefiting organic agriculture as a part of the 2007 Farm Bill, according to Caren Wilcox, executive director of the Organic Trade Association.

WASHINGTON — More than $300 million was approved by the U.S. House of Representatives for programs benefiting organic agriculture as a part of the 2007 Farm Bill, according to Caren Wilcox, executive director of the Organic Trade Association. Key organic provisions in the Farm Bill, as passed by the House of Representatives, include: $50 million authorized for organic conversion, including technical and educational assistance; $22 million in mandatory funding for the National Organic

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