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Congress must protect the lives of America's Farmers

Governor Evers announces new support for farmers and to reduce hunger

Governor Tony Evers
May 20, 2020

Today Governor Tony Evers announced a new program to directly pay Wisconsin farmers for losses during the COVID-19 pandemic, and to increase food security for Wisconsin residents. The Wisconsin Farm Support Program will provide $50 million in payments to Wisconsin farmers and $15 million in payments to combat hunger.

Why farmers are dumping milk – and how consumers can help

Kara O'Connor
April 4, 2020

Trump budget would undo gains from conservation programs on farms and ranches

February 17, 2018
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Texas farmer Taylor Wilcox received USDA funding to flood his fallow rice fields, creating habitat for black-necked stilts and other birds.

Congress must protect the lives of America's Farmers

December 10, 2017

Recent articles in and discuss the high suicide rate among farmers in the US and globally.