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Lawmakers seek high-risk crop insurance for key ingredient in craft beers
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Lawmakers seek high-risk crop insurance for key ingredient in craft beers

U.S. Senator Chuck Schumer, D-Brooklyn, and state Assemblyman Chad Lupinacci, R-South Huntington, are calling for the federal government to increase protections for the craft beer industry. Schumer has been urging the Department of Agriculture to give New York State the “Malt Barley Endorsement” (M.B.E.), a special federal insurance option, available […]