Thursday, September 19, 2019 5:29PM CDT
A House Agriculture Subcommittee hearing on USDA disaster programs started with the chairman and ranking member of the committee sparring over who is to blame over the dispute that flared this past week over Commodity Credit Corporation funds. Meanwhile, USDA announced it would offer dairy farmers another week to sign up for the Dairy Margin Coverage program as enrollment has been slower than expected.
Wednesday, September 18, 2019 5:36PM CDT
The chairman of the House Agriculture Committee said Congress won't slow down Commodity Credit Corp. funds in a short-term budget deal to keep the government operating after Oct. 1. The issue blew up into a political fight as Republicans accused Democrats of tying up trade-aid money to farmers.