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USDA meets with NE commissioners

Times Argus - 1:19 pm Thu Apr 1st, 2010

MONTPELIER (AP) Vermont Agriculture Secretary Roger Allbee says he and his counterparts from New England are talking with the U.S. Department of Agriculture about how to develop regional food systems.

Allbee says he and other New England agriculture commissioners met with USDA Deputy Secretary Kathleen Merrigan in New Hampshire on Friday and discussed how to use USDA resources to move forward with regional food systems, including dairy.

He says with the local food movement and concerns about food safety, people more than ever want to know where their food comes from.

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