Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has signed legislation to allocate $15 million to a low-interest loan program to help farmers who face financial losses because wet weather is making it hard to plant crops.
An advisor of Senator Sherrod Brown made a stop in Bowling Green today to talk about Ohio agriculture. Specifically, the 2018 Farm Bill and how it may be able to help local farmers in a pinch right now who are dealing with flooded fields and little to no crops.
Sen. Deb Fischer (R-NE) is trying to cut down on federal overreach. She is pushing legislation that she says will make farmers’ lives easier. Farmers have reached out to the senator asking for a remedy to strict fuel storage rules.