Rural lenders, crop insurance agents push for bolstered safety net at farm bill hearing

Witnesses testified in favor of increasing the payment limits and efficiency of the Department of Agriculture’s guaranteed loan programs to keep up with rising farm operating expenses

By: - May 5, 2023 12:13 pm
Maryland farmland with a tractor

Richard Eaves of Oak Bluff Farms LLC, prepares a field to plant spring corn in Frederick County, Maryland, on May 12, 2020. (Preston Keres/USDA/FPAC photo)

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Adam Goldstein
Adam Goldstein

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.