U.S. Senate panel debates safety net spending in upcoming farm bill

Republican members of the agriculture committee raised concerns about the amount of recent spending on emergency aid

By: - February 9, 2023 4:10 pm
farmworkers harvest strawberries at Lewis Taylor Farms in Georgia

Farmworkers pick strawberries on May 7, 2019, at Lewis Taylor Farms, which is co-owned by William L. Brim and Edward Walker, who have large scale cotton, peanut, vegetable and greenhouse operations in Fort Valley, Georgia. Brim said the farm experienced immigration and disaster relief challenges following Hurricane Michael. The USDA helped the farm with the Farm Service Agency Emergency Conservation Program for structural damage cleanup. (Lance Cheung/USDA)

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Adam Goldstein
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