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Chamber of Agriculture Committee member wants to protect risk management tools in next farm bill

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Chamber of Agriculture Committee member wants to protect risk management tools in next farm bill

Protecting risk management tools in the next farm bill is a priority for a member of the House Agriculture Committee.

Minnesota Democrat Angie Craig says Brownfield talks with stakeholders are ongoing.

“What I hear from my farmers and my farm advisory board is, first and foremost, that we need to make sure that our risk management strategies, such as crop insurance, are fully supported in the future. farm bill. ”

He is also looking forward to discussing how to approach extreme weather events.

“It simply came to our notice then. I’ve seen Minnesota in a drought before, but what I haven’t seen is a drought as widespread in the Midwest as I’ve seen in the last year. So, bottom line is that we’re really looking forward to it. “

Craig says the 2023 Farm Bill should be bipartisan and encourages South Dakota Republican Dusty Johnson’s partnership on agricultural policy as an encouraging sign.



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