House Democrats float ag disaster bill

 

By Julie Harker, Brownfield 

January 7, 2019

 

A disaster aid bill has been introduced by House Democrats for farmers who lost crops and trees from hurricanes last year.

 

The package would increase potential benefits for crop losses, including cotton that was wiped out by Hurricane Michael, and damaged pecan trees through the Tree Assistance Program...

 

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 Peterson House Ag Chairman again

 

By Julie Harker, Brownfield

January 7, 2019

 

Minnesota Congressman Collin Peterson has been elected chairman of the House Ag Committee. It’s the second time he’s filled that role as a member of the majority, serving first from 2007 through 2011. Peterson says there’s no shortage of work to be done and the job will be to work together with Republicans “to provide responsible oversight of the administration and pragmatic solutions” in the farm and food supply chain...

 

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