HARTFORD, Conn. – Connecticut politicians Monday heard both encouraging and discouraging news about the status of farming in the state at a roundtable discussion on Monday.
The good news?
The U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee recently passed a bill including $34 million for federal programs to assist beginning farmers. And, added Connecticut Department of Agriculture Commissioner Steven Reviczky, “It is cool to be a farmer again. We are definitely in an upward spiral.”
The bad news?
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