AFBF testimony supports specialty crops sector

American Farm Bureau Federation Vice-President Barry Bushue recently testified before the U.S. House to champion new support for the nation’s growing specialty crops sector, particularly offering a Stacked Income Protection plan, or STAX, for apples, potatoes, tomatoes, grapes and sweet corn. Shortly after his testimony, he spoke with Farm Press about what he told the policymakers.

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