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Proposed farm bill could mean bad news for Maine’s organic farmers

When the U.S. House of Representatives failed to pass the massive $867 billion 2018 farm bill last week, that was good news for Maine’s small family farms and organic growers according to those who work closely with them.

But there remains concerns that language in the Senate’s unreleased version could still spell disaster for Maine’s organic and small growers.

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