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Council for Agricultural Research, Extension, and Teaching (CARET)



April 16, 2018

  • CARET Chairwoman Louise Beaman communicates CARET's support for the research, Extension, and teaching provisions of Title VII in H. R. 2, the Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018, as well as the expanded role that the measure envisions for Cooperative Extension in the delivery of nutrition education through the SNAP-Ed program. She also encouraged the expeditious consideration of the legislation by the House Committee on Agriculture and the full U. S. House of Representatives. A copy of her letter can be found here.


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