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Policy update and a new value-added crop marketing opportunity

In this episode of Around Farm Progress, taps into the latest policy issues in Washington and hears more about a new identity preserved program

There's no question when you catch up with Jacqui Fatka, policy editor for Farm Progress, there's something to talk about from Washington, D.C. And she does not disappoint in this latest episode of the podcast. From the new infrastructure bill to that continuing resolution, she's been busy.

She also digs into the Build Back Better program, with a discussion of just how budget reconciliation works. And the very early work on the next farm bill has begun, with a focus on dairy, where there's a move to find out what might work for that industry.

Then we turn to Eric Wenberg, executive director of the Specialty Soya and Grains Alliance, which has just created a new program – U.S. Identity Preserved. It's a traceability program, it's a system that will link farmer to processor to consumer with a premium available across the value chain. He shares what the program means to farmers, and processors.

Give it a listen.

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