Congress passes Continuing Resolution with funds for ag disaster relief

Today, the U.S. Senate and House passed the Continuing Resolution (CR), which includes $10 billion for ag disaster relief for losses in 2020 and 2021. The ag disaster relief section includes many of the provisions written by Chairman Scott and Ranking Member Thompson that were included in the disaster legislation (HR 267) unanimously approved out of the House Ag Committee in July.

Read the fact sheet from House Ag Committee with an overview of the provisions contained in the bill here.