12/05/19 3:18 PM
The fall harvest has finally wrapped up in Indiana, putting an end to a year that tested the willpower of farmers throughout our region. In addition to ongoing economic challenges, it was officially the wettest year on record. U.S. farmers couldn’t plant more than 19 million waterlogged acres, the majority of which were in the Midwest. Amid all these troubles, there are still areas of hope for the agriculture sector, and that’s why I’m on Capitol Hill this week.