Trade agreements, access to foreign markets debated in U.S. Senate farm bill hearing

Legislation provides funding for federal crop insurance, SNAP benefits, international food aid, and farm resource conservation, among other programs

By: - February 1, 2023 6:01 pm
farms can be seen from an Iowa highway

In this 2017 file photo, farms can be seen from an Iowa highway during then-U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue’s five-state rural tour, featuring Wisconsin, Minnesota, Iowa, Illinois, and Indiana. The “Back to Our Roots” Tour, gathered input on the 2018 farm bill and increasing rural prosperity. Along the way, Perdue met with farmers, ranchers, foresters, producers, students, governors, Members of Congress, U.S. Department of Agriculture employees, and other stakeholders. (Lance Cheung/USDA)

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Adam Goldstein
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Adam Goldstein was the D.C. Bureau intern for States Newsroom. Goldstein was a graduate student at the University of Missouri School of Journalism, studying digital reporting. He is originally from San Francisco, and loves swimming, cooking, and the San Francisco 49ers.