Idaho Farm Bureau's Podcast

Congress passes Covid and PPP enhancements to help Ag

June 16, 2020 Idaho Farm Bureau
Idaho Farm Bureau's Podcast
Congress passes Covid and PPP enhancements to help Ag
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Idaho Farm Bureau's Podcast
Congress passes Covid and PPP enhancements to help Ag
Jun 16, 2020
Idaho Farm Bureau

The American Farm Bureau Federation is calling on lawmakers to provide additional resources for farmers impacted by the COVID-19 food system shockwave. Micheal Clements has more.

In April the Paycheck Protection program was rolled out by the Trump Administration and the funds dried up quickly, Congress just passed an enhancement to the PPP program:

Another month-over-month production increase in both U.S. and global wheat continues to add to what is expected to be another record-setting crop around the world. Rod Bain reports:

With all this rain, More than 2.69 inches this month in SW Idaho alone,  there’s concern that the crop is falling behind, but I talked to Brad Rippey of the USDA and says we’re still ahead of last year’s pace.


Show Notes

The American Farm Bureau Federation is calling on lawmakers to provide additional resources for farmers impacted by the COVID-19 food system shockwave. Micheal Clements has more.

In April the Paycheck Protection program was rolled out by the Trump Administration and the funds dried up quickly, Congress just passed an enhancement to the PPP program:

Another month-over-month production increase in both U.S. and global wheat continues to add to what is expected to be another record-setting crop around the world. Rod Bain reports:

With all this rain, More than 2.69 inches this month in SW Idaho alone,  there’s concern that the crop is falling behind, but I talked to Brad Rippey of the USDA and says we’re still ahead of last year’s pace.