"Let's make sure our voices are not drowned out by irresponsible and unreasonable policy makers. ...Let's make sure we are not only financially incentivized, compensated properly for adoption but provided the opportunity for profit potential creation. Please, engage in this dialogue. We have to define these terms and expressions and policies with good science, common sense, reasonable solutions and measurable outcomes that are financial and environmentally beneficial."
"The FEEDD Act would create a clear emergency waiver authority for the USDA to allow producers to graze, hay or chop a cover crop before November 1st in the event of a feed shortage due to excessive moisture, flood, or drought. With this waiver, producers would not have to take a further discount on their crop insurance."
"The U.S. Department of Agriculture is reinforcing to rural communities, farmers and ranchers, families and small businesses affected by the recent winter storms that the USDA has programs to provide assistance. USDA staff in the regional, state, and county offices are prepared with a variety of program flexibilities and other assistance to residents, agricultural producers and impacted communities."