(WASHINGTON D.C.- DTN) — President Joe Biden sent a request to Congress that includes $2.8 billion in disaster aid for farmers and livestock producers affected by natural disasters.
The overall request the White House has put together is $56 billion. Along with disaster aid for farmers, the package includes another request for just over $1 billion in international food aid. Lawmakers will have to decide if they want to approve the package.
Read more of this story from our partners at DTN/Progressive Farmer and written by DTN Ag Policy Editor Chris Clayton here: https://www.dtnpf.com/agriculture/web/ag/news/article/2023/10/26/white-house-requests-2-8-billion-aid