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Nikki Fried, USDA Hold Town Hall on Crop Insurance in Marianna

Fried was joined via Zoom by Acting Administrator Richard Flournoy of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Risk Management Agency (RMA) and other RMA senior and regional leaders to answer questions from agriculture producers on crop insurance and risk management.

Nikki Fried, FDACS Urge Florida Farmers, Ranchers to Apply for SBA Loans

The program is part of the CARES Act, the $2.2 trillion federal coronavirus response package.

Florida Delegation Pushes Paul Ryan, Nancy Pelosi for Aid to Agriculture Hit by Hurricane...

At the end of last week, representatives from Florida, North Carolina, South Carolina, Alabama and Georgia wrote to retiring U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wisc., and U.S. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., who is expected to take over as speaker in January, on the matter, calling for agricultural assistance from the federal government by the end of the year. 
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Vern Buchanan Honored as Friend of Farm Bureau

The Florida Farm Bureau presented Buchanan with the award, noting that he has the highest score out of all of the members of the Florida congressional delegation.

Mario Diaz-Balart Secures $4.35 Million to Help Florida Agriculture

On Thursday, Diaz-Balart said that the Agriculture Department was sending the funds to the Sunshine State through its Specialty Crop Block Grant program.
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