President Donald Trump announces executive order for meat packers, pork producers attempt to avert killing pigs as plants backup, and House Ag Chair Collin Peterson wants Congressional sign off of Commodity Credit Corporation funding used by USDA.
American ag interests are working to better understand a USDA aid package unveiled a week ago and what future aid might be yet to come. Hear more in today's DriveTime.
Today's DriveTime features concern about payment limits in the USDA coronavirus aid package and an effort to protect packing plant employees on the job.
Ag Secretary Sonny Perdue discusses the timeline for coronavirus aid to producers, another pork plant is shut down, and water infrastructure legislation is introduced in the Senate. Hear more in today's DriveTime.
Senate clears coronavirus aid package to fund the Paycheck Protection Program and ag groups press the Trump administration to exempt H-2A workers from his immigration ban. Hear more in today’s DriveTime.
American agriculture reacts to Friday's USDA announcement of COVID-19 relief, the stress in farm country, and a plunging oil market. Hear more in today's DriveTime.