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Governor signs grape law     BROWNFIELD – Grape growers statewide won a quiet but major victory on Tuesday when Governor Greg Abbott signed a grape storage bill into law.     The legislation, filed jointly by Dustin Burrows in the House and Charles Perry in the Senate allows producers to retain ownership of their grapes following harvest.      In the simplest of agriculture terms, this law is akin to a cotton receipt, granted to growers while their commodity sits in a warehouse.     The law amends the Agriculture Code to include grapes among the goods stored by an applicable public warehouse operator and to require ...

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