The recent federal spending bill that Congress approved to fund the government included $500,000 for the publication of the Floriculture Crops Summary report, a priority issue for the floriculture industry.
The latest success in Congress supporting a floriculture priority is proof that citizen lobbying by SAF members during Congressional Action Days (CAD) makes a real difference for their industry.
SAF members who attended CAD last year asked their members of Congress to fund publication of the Floriculture Crops Report. Congress heard their message loud and clear and granted that request. Subsequent discussions SAF has had with congressional offices and committees as well as the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) cemented the message delivered by SAF members…[READ MORE]