The USDA has unveiled a $3 billion plan to address the drought, animal diseases and supply chain issues. Drought recovery and water management, African Swine Fever prevention and ag market disruption relief efforts will all receive $500 million apiece. USDA is proposing $1.5 billion to help schools respond to supply chain disruptions. The USDA also plans to fund pilot projects that provide incentives for climate-smart conservation practices. USDA is using Commodity Credit Corporation funds to pay for these efforts. Read more.
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