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Published May 17, 2010, 02:29 PM

Moving away from obesity

WASHINGTON — A report on fighting childhood obesity released by the White House May 12 could lead to government policies that would encourage a massive shift in acreage toward fruit and vegetable production and perhaps changes to the farm program that would encourage fruit and vegetable consumption and provide less support for traditional field crops such as corn and wheat.

By: Jerry Hagstrom, Special to Agweek

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