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LANCASTER Secretary of
Agriculture, John R. Block,
recently announced that the fourth
in a series of “listening sessions”
to further discuss future food and
agriculture policy will be held on
June 18 in Syracuse, New York.
Block’s announcement came at the
conclusion of the third session
which was conducted in Atlanta,
The session will begin at 11 a.m.
at the Syracuse Sheraton Inn, 7th
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How does a bull fertilize a
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Block announces farm policy listening sessions
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Parkway. It will be designed to
give the public an opportunity to
express views to the secretary of
agriculture and to other U.S.
Department of Agriculture policy
leaders. Previous sessions were in
Chicago, Riverside, California and
“We are receiving quality input
at these sessions,” Block said.
“People representing all segments
of agriculture are using these
opportunities to express their
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This last query caught Heaps
slightly off guard.
“Er, what do you mean?” he
stalled for time.
“Does the bull get
elaborated the questioner.
“Naw,” answered Heaps. “He’s
usually pretty friendly. “Next
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views. They know what we are
trying to accomplish and they are
very sincere about helping us
formulate a farm policy.”
Block said as many people as
possible will be given a chance to
make oral presentations. A time
limit will be established and an
nounced at the beginning of the
session. Anyone may submit full
written comments whether or not
they participate at the listening
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