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P. O. Box 530522
Birmingham, AL 35253
205.583.5000 voice and facsimile

February 6, 2014
Nancy Ekberg
205 967-2897

Agriculture in America
Free meeting open to the public

The  League of Women Voters of Greater Birmingham invites the public to join us for a FREE meeting to learn about our nation’s agriculture policies, funding and chemical/pesticide use.

When:  Sunday afternoon, February 23rd from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m.

Where:  Unitarian Universalist Church, 4300 Hampton Heights Drive in Birmingham

Who:  Members of the League will present information about our nation’s funding policies for agriculture, the new Farm Bill, the use of GMOs (genetically modified organisms) in our food and the effects of those GMOs as well as pesticides and other chemicals.

Joining us as a source of information will be the Honorable John McMillan, Commissioner of Agriculture and Industries for Alabama

No reservations are necessary.  Just come and join us for this very informational discussion of what we are growing to feed ourselves and the world, what it costs and how GMOs may affect what we eat.

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