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Macadamia Tree Health Initiative Act of 2017

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A bill to amend the Food, Agriculture, Conservation, and Trade Act of 1990 to provide for a macadamia tree health initiative, and for other purposes.

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03/07/2017Introduced in Senate

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03/07/2017Read twice and referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry.
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Sen. Schatz, Brian [D-HI]* 03/07/2017

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Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry03/07/2017 Referred to

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Introduced in Senate (03/07/2017)

Macadamia Tree Health Initiative Act of 2017

This bill amends the Food, Agriculture, Conservation, and Trade Act of 1990 to authorize the Department of Agriculture to provide competitive research and extension grants for a macadamia tree health initiative to: (1) develop and disseminate science-based tools and treatments to combat the insect known as the macadamia felted coccid (Eriococcus ironsidei); and (2) establish an area-wide integrated pest management program in areas affected, or at risk of being affected by, the insect.