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Rockefeller Meets with WV Farmers

U.S. Sen. Jay Rockefeller set up a meeting with West Virginia farmers to discuss ways to connect them with new markets.

The meeting took place Friday afternoon at the Poor House Farm Park near Martinsburg.

The meeting was part of Rockefeller's quest to see a vibrant farming industry in the state that will boost production, create jobs and reduce the time and cost of the process it takes to get products from the farm to the dinner table.

The senator wanted to let farmers know about the agencies that can help them expand their services.

Rockefeller is chairman of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation.

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