Sharon Soons http://wamc.org en Farm Bill Benefits New York's Hudson Valley http://wamc.org/post/farm-bill-benefits-new-yorks-hudson-valley <p></p><p></p><p>WASHINGTON –&nbsp; The House Agriculture Committee passed the farm bill with the support of Congressmen Christopher Gibson (R- 19) and Sean Patrick Maloney (D- 18). The bill contains a number of provisions that will benefit New York's Hudson Valley region.</p><p>The bill includes Maloney’s Crop Risk Options Plan (CROP) Act that defends the specialty agriculture economy of the region as well as an amendment to help families and communities with flooding in the black dirt region.</p> Fri, 17 May 2013 12:22:08 +0000 Hank Gross 64913 at http://wamc.org Farm Bill Benefits New York's Hudson Valley