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Published March 29, 2010, 08:06 AM

Bill would add funds for nutrition

WASHINGTON — The Senate Agriculture Committee on March 24 approved a bill to reauthorize the child nutrition programs that is likely to increase federal spending on fruits, vegetables and low-fat dairy and meat products for school meals programs but also may decrease some spending on the environmental quality incentives programs known as EQIP.

By: Jerry Hagstrom, Special to Agweek

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