The farm bill Conference Committee has the opportunity to move forward important changes to Whole-Farm Revenue Protection (WFRP) crop insurance, present in both the House and Senate versions of the farm bill.
The USDA announced that it will terminate the Interim Final Farmer Fair Practice Rule, which was set to go into effect October 19th. This action is a step in the wrong direction for rural America, as it sides with Big Meat and against farmers.
This information is intended to give those working through a disaster a sense of the major agencies and deadlines they’ll need to know.
RAFI-USA staff are currently working remotely. As we plan for how COVID-19 will change both how we do our work, and what work needs to be done, please know that we are still here. Our Farmer Hotline (866-586-6746) will operate from Monday-Saturday from 9am to 6pm. Stay tuned for more updates and information.