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Gwen Graham introduces ‘AgShare’ legislation with Ted Yoho

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U.S. Rep. Gwen Graham – fresh off her barnstorming North Florida Farm Tour – is dropping an agriculture bill along with fellow North Floridian U.S. Rep. Ted Yoho. The bill would create a pilot “AgShare” program, which aims to free up farming equipment currently being held by the federal government for use by farmers. The legislation would create an equipment-sharing program administered through the Department of Defense, with an eye towards helping new farmers push past the extensive capital requirements that often serve as…

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Gwen Graham wraps up North Florida farm tour

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U.S. Rep. Gwen Graham closed out her barnstorming North Florida Farm Tour on Monday with a patented Graham family Workday at Altha’s Crooked Creek Farm in Calhoun County. The tour took the first-term Democrat from a panel discussion at Florida A&M University in her hometown of Tallahassee, where she unveiled North Florida’s recent inclusion in the USDA’s StrikeForce initiative, through all 14 counties in her sprawling 2nd Congressional District. The weeklong trip through small farms, feed stores, fisheries, and agricultural research facilities…

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Gwen Graham announces “North Florida Farm Tour” next month

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U.S. Rep. Gwen Graham announced what a spokesman called a “huge district event” Tuesday: The freshman congresswoman will tour more than a dozen farms in her Panhandle district to highlight agricultural issues. Graham’s “North Florida Farm Tour” will make stops in all 14 counties in her 2nd Congressional District, which runs from Madison to Bay counties in North and Northwest Florida The Democrat plans to kick off the event with a panel discussion with special guest Krysta Harden, deputy secretary of the U.S. Department…

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