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Today is Citrus Stride Day

“Hunger is an issue affecting too many Californians,” according to a resolution passed this week by the state Senate. Citrus Stride Day addresses this challenge by donating to food banks 1,000 pounds of citrus for every lawmaker who participates in the one-mile walk around the capitol.
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The promise and potential for new plant varieties

Most Americans have never experienced a famine or even chronic food shortages. We've grown accustomed to finding at least some types of food almost everywhere we look – the grocery store, the gas station, the food truck, the corner stores and of course, online.
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Cotton gets farm bill fix in House disaster bill

In a development with major implications for the next farm bill, House Republicans inserted provisions in a $81 billion disaster aid package to make cotton growers eligible for the Price Loss Coverage Program and expand an insurance program for dairy producers.  
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