To All Interested Parties,
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The 2008 Farm Bill contained various changes to the Farm Storage Facility Loan program. The addition of cold storage is at the Secretary's discretion. Public meetings, for public comments, were held April 14, 2009 in Kansas City, KS and on April 15, 2009 in Cleveland, OH. There weren't any fruit or vegetable growers at the meetings, so there was no input on the need for cold storage.
Public comments will be received through May 13, 2009. Comments pay be submitted by:
There is a copy of the Federal Register containing the information pertaining to the FSFL program on the home page of the Michigan Organic web site: www.MichiganOrganic.msu.edu
Chief Price Support Specialist
Michigan State Farm Service Agency
Organic Vegetable and Crop Outreach Specialist
Michigan State University
C.S. Mott Group for Sustainable Food Systems
303 Natural Resources Bldg.
East Lansing, MI 48824
For information on organic agriculture production please visit: http://www.MichiganOrganic.msu.edu/
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