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Federal Budget Has California Farmers Talking

Sacramento, CA — Agriculture advocates say they expect plenty of discussion about the proposed federal budget that the Bush administration sent to Congress yesterday.

The US Agriculture Department budget plan recommends cuts in farm-program spending, similar to those defeated in Congress last year.

An American Farm Bureau spokeswoman says the proposal would require farm programs to absorb disproportionate cuts.

Written by Sabrina Sabbagh