A barrel full of inshell pecans with a metal scooper resting on top of the nuts.

Ahead of Farm Bill, Alabama Senator Introduces Bill to Add Pecans to Senior Nutritional Program

WASHINGTON—As Congress prepares to pass the next five-year Farm Bill, U.S. Senator Tommy Tuberville (R-AL) today introduced the Farmers’ Market Expansion Act, a bill that would make pecans and other tree nuts eligible for the USDA’s Senior Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program (SFMNP). “I just spent the month of August with Alabama’s farmers to get ready...

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