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U.S. representative introduces bill to increase local beef in schools

The Farm and Ranch to School Act would provide funding for local meat procurement in schools.
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U.S. Representative Dusty Johnson, R-S.D., has introduced the Farm and Ranch to School Act, which would provide funding for local meat procurement in schools, News Center 1 reports. 

The legislation would alter the National School Lunch Act's Farm to School Program to include funds dedicated to local meat procurement for school cafeterias. It would also provide additional educational opportunities in the classroom centered around livestock production and meat processing. 

Read the full story via newscenter1.tv

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